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Back with a Vengence

Hello! I have returned to (I hope) restart this blog. I’ve also started a new blog to chronicle my life and my unemployment (read:journal), maiinsanity.wordpress.com

Book reviews coming back soon! Stay tuned.

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Posted by on November 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Binc Scholarship Deadline Feb 28th

The Book Industry Charity is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic school year for higher education.

This year the foundation has expanded its program to offer a total of $198,500 through two $10,000 scholarships and 51 $3,500 scholarships for current bookstore employees, owners, and their dependents, as well as former Borders Group employees and their dependents.

-Publisher’s Weekly

More information can be found HERE

Good luck to the applicants!

 
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Posted by on January 14, 2014 in Announcements

 

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Free books: 100 legal sites to download literature

Here is a list of sites to legally download books, including textbooks.

Just English

The Classics

Browse works by Mark Twain, Joseph Conrad and other famous authors here.

  1. Classic Bookshelf: This site has put classic novels online, from Charles Dickens to Charlotte Bronte.
  2. The Online Books Page: The University of Pennsylvania hosts this book search and database.
  3. Project Gutenberg: This famous site has over 27,000 free books online.
  4. Page by Page Books: Find books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and H.G. Wells, as well as speeches from George W. Bush on this site.
  5. Classic Book Library: Genres here include historical fiction, history, science fiction, mystery, romance and children’s literature, but they’re all classics.
  6. Classic Reader: Here you can read Shakespeare, young adult fiction and more.
  7. Read Print: From George Orwell to Alexandre Dumas to George Eliot to Charles Darwin, this online library is stocked with the best classics.
  8. Planet eBook: Download free classic literature titles here…

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Posted by on January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Happy New Year

Happy New Year, everyone!

It’s been a few months now since I’ve updated. It’s time to get back on the horse. The return of My Hero Bookworm coming soon to a computer near you! 

 
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Posted by on January 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury, author of classic works such as Fahrenheit 451 and Something Wicked This Way Comes, was born August 22, 1920 (d. June 6, 2012). Celebrate this day by reading a book!

Three Monkeys Online

 

 
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Posted by on August 22, 2013 in Pictures

 

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Beware the Haunted Legs

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It came! Complete with book marks and Brian Cook’s signature.

 
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Posted by on August 20, 2013 in Pictures

 

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About my hiatus…

Sorry, Readers.

It’s been almost a month since my last post. I’ve been a tad busy with work and haven’t had the opportunity to post anything more or less write anything creatively. I hope to get it together soon, preferably after my birthday this weekend.

New posts coming soon. 

 
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Posted by on August 15, 2013 in Uncategorized