Posts Tagged: Hastings

A Fraction of the Whole: SO FUNNY!

Of all the sentences in all the books I read in 2011, this sentence has to be one of my favorites: Until now, I’d never realized how much Dad resembled a dog being pushed unwillingly into a swimming pool. It’s from A Fraction of the Whole, the debut novel by Australian writer Steve Toltz.  It was

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So many books: To Keep, or Not to Keep?

Yesterday was the last day to use a coupon at Hastings to “trade in five, get an extra $5.00 in credit.” The five items could be any combination of books, DVDs, music CDs, and games. I found nine or ten books I was willing to part with, knowing that they never take everything I bring.

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Hastings book sales I couldn’t resist

I can’t believe I haven’t posted in two weeks. Time goes by too damn quickly! And, time is at a premium this week, as I’m off to Madison, Wisconsin tomorrow afternoon for two days of work conferences. I’ll start packing after I finish this post … and after the furnace guy is done here at

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