March 14, 2010 archive

The Arrival – Book Review

The Arrival by Shaun Tan has no words, but it tells a powerful story. Beautiful black and white and sepia toned art work illustrate the experience of an immigrant and his family (wife and daughter). He leaves their homeland first, arriving at his destination after 60 days of a ship voyage. He is processed by …

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Sunday Salon – March 14, 2010

March 14, 2010 What crazy weather we have been having this month. Friday night it hailed, then we had a huge thunder and lightening storm that sent Gizmo under the bed and gave Raven a barking fit, then we had a blizzard with almost a foot of snow. Yesterday was cold and sunny. Today is …

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Second Winner: Last Night In Montreal

Last Night in Montreal, by Emily St. John Mandel ISBN: 978-1-932961-68-3 256 pages Published by Unbridled Books (2009) Today’s giveaway for Reading for a Cure goes to another lucky winner who will receive an edition of Last Night in Montreal by Emily St. John Mandel. I chose one name randomly by assigning a number to …

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New Winner Chosen: Just Don’t Fall

Coconut Library has generously asked that we choose a different winner for a copy of this book. And so I have. chose: Kristen at Book N Around – participant Congratulations, Kristen – I will be emailing you for your snail mail address shortly! Please follow and like the blue thistle

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