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Dewey's Read-a-Thon

Read-a-Thon Time!

It’s time for Dewey’s April Read-a-Thon, and I’m pumped up for this one. I’m getting my list of books ready and planning my food and snacks ahead. After all, if I’m skipping everything else that day (including showers and cooking), I don’t want to starve. I might get a late start because of Friday plans, …

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“Our annual Read an Ebook Week sale is now underway.  The sale ends Saturday.Access over 20,000 free and deep-discounted ebooks.Simply click to http://www.smashwords.com then click to the Read an Ebook promotion catalog.  Here’s the direct link:  https://www.smashwords.com/books/category/1/newest/1 There are four coupon codes you can use for participating books: 25% off:   REW25 – 2,300+ ebooks50% off: …


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Cholla cactus blossoms in our yard, April 2011; after Photoshop Ink Outlines filter © Jan McClintock of We Need More Shelves

"You Are Here" Giveaway

Alyce at At Home With Books is running a great giveway right now for two copies of this book that is already on my TBR stack. Publisher’s Weekly says “this clear and smoothly written look at the mind-boggling history of everything is both informative and provocative.You Are Here: A Portable History of the Universe by Christopher PotterPublisher: …

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