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Poetry June: Letters Trains Paperblog Pick in Books

Poetry in June: Letters and Trains

This poem by W.H. Auden (1907- 1973) combines two of my favourites things, letters and train journeys. It was written to accompany a General Post Office (GPO) film made in 1936... Read more

Words Jennifer Priester: Author Interview Paperblog Pick in Books

In the Words of Jennifer Priester: An Author Interview

Please welcome author Jennifer Priester to Imagineer-ing! Defying being cast as a genre-specific writer, Jennifer offers her readers a wide selection of delights. Read more


  • Feature and Follow Friday–Book Spine Poetry

    Feature Follow Friday–Book Spine Poetry

    hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read Activity: Spine Poetry! Create a line of poetry with your book spines (take a picture). Not feeling creative? Tell us... Read more

    The 14 June 2013 by   Megan Love Literature Art & Reason
  • Landing in France and Royaumont Abbey

    Landing France Royaumont Abbey

    We met our tour group at Charles De Gaulle Airport outside of Paris. We were touring with the Missouri Botanical Garden, so we easily spotted the director, Pete... Read more

    The 08 June 2013 by   Joyweesemoll
  • Balsam—Curing Russians Since Catherine the Great

    Balsam—Curing Russians Since Catherine Great

    By Kelly Raftery It was mid-October 1992 and a group of grad students were going to see the Presidential candidate speaking outside that cold Michigan night. Read more

    The 06 June 2013 by   Noveladventurers
  • From Whitechapel

    From Whitechapel

    Tower Bridge.I’m afraid that there’s not a proper writing update this week as it was half term here so I got absolutely nothing done thanks to a combination of... Read more

    The 02 June 2013 by   Mmeguillotine
  • Sandy Lerner in Amsterdam to Celebrate 200 Years of Pride and Prejudice

    Sandy Lerner Amsterdam Celebrate Years Pride Prejudice

    (by guest blogger Monica Cardinale) On June 23, at the Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis Museum in Amsterdam, Sandy Lerner gave a talk about her book "Second... Read more

    The 26 June 2013 by   Mariagrazia
  • Turn Me On, Goddammit (2011)

    Turn Goddammit (2011)

    What originally starts out as the Anti-Hollywood teen sex film ends in a cop out when 15-year-old Alma gives up her self-respect and *MILD SPOILER* gets togethe... Read more

    The 30 June 2013 by   Quirkybibliophile
  • Poetry in June: Goblin Market

    Poetry June: Goblin Market

    This will be the last fairy or other-worldly related poem for a while at least (honest). It does however, not only tie in with the themes of enchantment on... Read more

    The 09 June 2013 by   Chris Mills
  • Love The Magic School Bus? Need a Pet Lizard?

    Love Magic School Bus? Need Lizard?

    Well, technically she’s a bearded dragon.Title: The Magic School BusAuthor: Joanna Cole and Bruce DegenWhile I was out hosting events, my husband got the kiddo... Read more

    The 18 June 2013 by   Akklemm
  • Dresses by Lucile

    Dresses Lucile

    Lucy, Lady Duff Gordon.Lucy Sutherland, later to be better known as Lady Duff Gordon was born in London on this day in 1863. These days, Lucy is best known for... Read more

    The 13 June 2013 by   Mmeguillotine
  • Review: “Born Wicked” by Jessica Spotswood

    Review: “Born Wicked” Jessica Spotswood

    This book definitely qualifies as a cover lust book. You may ask, Why, Amanda, are you lusting over something so random as a book cover? Read more

    The 26 June 2013 by   Appraisingpages


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