Archive | April, 2013

How To Teach Kids to Love Books

  I’m not a big “cause” person, but I’ll admit, “Encouraging the love of reading” is my cause. If there was anything I was to fight for, this would be definitely one of them. That’s why I’m currently in Ecuador, volunteering for an NGO that promotes literacy and art.¬† In Ecuador, education does not put […]

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43 Readers Reveal How Literature Has Contributed to Their Individual Potential

  Books mean different things to different people. It’s especially true for those of us who love reading. Each book leaves its own imprint, and sometimes the same book has a massively varied affect if you read it at different stages in life. But I believe that despite all the variations, overall, reading has strong […]

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Kaizen Reading Challenge – Where to Start?

I’m reading my last pre-challenge book, waiting to finish it, so that I can embark officially upon this exciting book voyage. All the while, in the back of my head, there is the question – where to start? Which book should be the first book? Should I just pick something at random, or should there […]

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Books Read – 2012

  So Many Books, So Little ¬†Time – Sara Nelson (14/01/2012) Art of Forgetting – Joanna Hall (21/01/2012) Dead Reckoning – Charlaine Harris (26/01/2012) 1984 – George Orwell (02/02/2012) 279 Days to Overnight Success – Chris Guillebeau (09/02/2012) The World Domination Manifesto – Chris Guillebeau (11/02/2012) 18 Months, 2 Blogs, Six Figures – Corbett Barr […]

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Books Read – 2011

  Arctic Drift – Clive Cussler & Dirk Cussler (05/01/2011) Seventh Heaven – Meg Cabot (06/01/2011) After Eight – Meg Cabot (07/01/2011) Journal 1 – Dolly Garland (08/01/2011) The Laurentine Spy – Emily Gee (09/01/2011) The Devil and Miss Prym – Paulo Coelho (11/01/2011) Club Dead – Charlaine Harris (14/01/2011) Knight of Shadows – Roger […]

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Books Read – 2010

      The Dancers at the End of Time – Michael Moorcock (08/01/2010) Life in Harem – K. Erhan Bozkurt (09/01/2010) The Hand of Oberon – Roger Zelazny (12/01/2010) Writing the Breakout Novel* – Donald Maass (13/01/2010) The Court of Chaos – Roger Zelazny (14/01/2010) The Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank […]

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Books Read – 2009

image credit (c) Dolly Garland I started keeping track of books I read in July 2009. Difficult Daughters – Manju Kapur (27/07/2009) The Reader – Bernhard Schlink (29/07/2009) The Time Machine – H. G. Wells (31/07/2009) Plot & Structure – James Scott Bell (01/08/2009) Invisible Man – H. G. Wells (04/08/2009) Tau Zero – Poul […]

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