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Book-Sloth Saturday(ish), #3

Greetings fellow imbibers of inertia! Welcome back to our weekly round-up of reading lassitude.  Please note that the "(ish)" in today’s Book-Sloth Saturday(ish) title stands for, “Yes, I know it’s not Saturday!" However, the reason this post is late is the direct result of some serious sloth-like reading behavior. Just like a sloth will close… Continue reading Book-Sloth Saturday(ish), #3

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Book-Sloth Saturday, #2

Hello, fellow lazy bums! We're back at it for another Saturday of reading and lying around for so long that plants actually start to grow on our skin. (This is a real sloth thing - look it up.) Since it's now August, all of the teachers out there are currently staring at the calendar while… Continue reading Book-Sloth Saturday, #2

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The Short Story — In Search of a Cure for Reader Burn-Out

[picapp align="center" wrap="false" link="term=person+happy+reading+a+book&iid=5156925" src="http://view2.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/5156925/portrait-young-woman/portrait-young-woman.jpg?size=500&imageId=5156925" width="349" height="488" /] During my big-haired days of high school, I came to dread that point in English Lit. where we would inevitably begin the "Short-Story Unit."  After years of reading novels with happy, or, at least, tidy endings, the short story was like an alien to me and many of my classmates.… Continue reading The Short Story — In Search of a Cure for Reader Burn-Out