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Year of the Books

I’ve read a lot of books this year. With an unemployment period spanning nearly 8 months (*sigh*), I have found a lot of companionship in between the pages, and the Kindle buttons. Books and reading are my favorite conversation topics. [...]

The Rights of the Reader

The Rights of the Reader by Daniel Pennac My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book is a gem. Something that any reader will hold close to their heart. The essays are translated from the original French work by the [...]

Knitter’s Book of Socks

Knitter’s Book of Socks

Many thanks to Potter Craft for sending this copy of the newly released The Knitter’s Book of Socks by Clara Parkes!  The release of the book coincided perfectly with Socktoberfest this year. If you are familiar with Clara’s writing, you [...]

Summer of [Book] Love

My book to knit ratio is pretty low… this summer has truly been a summer of reading. I have some more time on my hands (still job searching…) and I am filling my time with job applications as well as [...]

On Ebooks

As a “voracious” reader with a background working in bookstores and libraries, I often get the question “So, what do you think about ebooks?” When I say that I love them, I get mixed reactions.  Sometimes relief and justification for [...]