Tag Archives: reading

Following the Bliss of Independent Book Stores

With only one independent book store left on the island where I live, and the Borders book stores all gone, the recent replacement of the Barnes and Noble with a Ross Dress for Less seemed like the end. Although I … Continue reading

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Celebrating One Thousand Posts

This is the one-thousandth post for the No Charge Bookbunch.  Thanks to faithful followers and to all who just stop by now and then.  I’ve enjoyed the writing and the connection with all of you. To mark the event, I … Continue reading

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I Liked the Book, But Do We Have to Talk About It?

Reading is personal, but anyone who has read that one fabulous book has a yearning to proselytize the story and convince everyone else that it is by far the best book ever written.  It helps if the reader is preaching … Continue reading

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