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June 2018 Book Club

Join us here for our June book club! This will be an online, free-flowing log of our month’s book, followed up with the in-store book discussion on Saturday, June 23 from 1 pm to 2 pm. This month’s book is Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Happy reading!

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May 2018 Book Club

We are trying a new twist on our monthly Book Club meeting at BooksOrBooks for May. This will be an online, free-flowing log of our month’s book, followed up with the in-store book discussion on Saturday, May 26th from 1 pm until 2 pm. This month’s book is: Now You See Her by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge. Happy reading!

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Two Books with Horrible Dating Advice

When I was single, I hated dating—which is probably why I didn’t do much of it. There are so many unspoken rules, and girls play games, and it’s enough to make you want to become a celibate monk. Okay, it’s not quite that bad. Fortunately, I was lucky enough to find the right girl, and the rest is history. But even though my “game” probably sucked, I knew some common rules of dating. I mean, the…

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Digital vs. Print: The Book Battle Rages On

As the holiday shopping season swings into full force, it’s interesting to watch people buying books. Many a wish list has everything from the latest by Stephen King to an Amazon Gift Card (an actual card or via email) to a new e-reader device. Yet the battle for which is more popular is truly running neck and neck. No matter who you ask, the answer is always different, and usually very passionate. Christine Donovan, from Deerfield…

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Writing, Creativity and Motivation

Voltaire is reputed to have said to a client “… madam, here is the novel you commissioned it’s in two volumes, if I had more time I could have written it in one.” What a dramatic statement! It gets to the heart of new writers problems – how to be clear and concise. As an established writer I am frequently asked for advice but fail miserably in supplying answers. I have been writing now for…

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