"Connie, having your dog run over must have been traumatic for your family! How wonderful that he still lived for a long time.
I think it's really cool that your dad read to you. So often we hear about moms or grandmothers reading to children,…"
"Good morning, Alicia!
Thanks so much for the comments on Sarah's Smile. I love the cover too! I was so fortunate to have a great designer.
I also loved story time in school. In elementary school, our art teacher would read to us while we…"
I remember Dick and Jane books! I was so thrilled when I learned to read them by myself. Those simple books opened up a new and exciting world for me.
The only pets I was allowed to have as a child were fish and turtles. But, my…"
Wow, isn't amazing how much stamps cost? They just went up to 55 cents. For some reason, I keep thinking they should be so much less, but I guess everything goes up with time.
Thriller by Michael Jackson was a thrill!…"
Siamese are so beautiful! But, I've heard that they're not very friendly.
I know a young woman who deals with a lot of anxiety, and her cat has become really important to her. I think he not only keeps her company…"
"Wow, can I relate, Vickie! I have so many books that I want to dive into, but my time has been limited. Like you, I'm determined to block out some time in February. My workload lightens then, and I may just take an entire day to read! That…"
Books can take us anywhere and help us feel we can be anybody and do anything! :-D
It sounds like you've had quite a few animals in your life. I grew up in a small town, but two of my uncles had dairy farms (Wisconsin), and I…"
I grew up in a small town, and my siblings and I only had small pets like turtles and fish. But, two of my uncles had farms, so we had opportunities to be around a variety of animals. While raising my daughters, we had cats for a while and…"
Aren't books awesome the way they can teach, entertain, and take us to places we've never been - or don't even exist, except in our imaginations? Or the imaginations of the authors! For a short time, we can go anywhere and…"
I've never subscribed to a book club, but it sounds like a lot of fun - waiting for a package to arrive in the mail with story treasures! One of the things I gifted my grandkids this last Christmas was a subscription to Highlights…"
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1. MONTHLY BOOK NOMINATIONS & VOTING
Read a great book you want to tell others about? Here’s the place! Each month a box is set up (on the right hand corner of the front page) for nominations of fiction and non-fiction books. After the nomination period, the community votes on “book of the month” for each category.
2. MONTHLY GIVEAWAYS posted the FIRST WEEK of the month
Book covers will be posted on the FRONT PAGE of TBCN. CLICK on the LINK above the BOOK COVER. Answer one of the questions there to enter the contest.
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SET UP a Book Club Page for your group. Post the books your group has read or will be reading in 2013. Post pictures of book events. Hold your book meeting online. Ask the author to join you! Be creative. We also have lots of book ideas for your group.
5. BOOK FUN MAGAZINE
Videos about AUTHOR INTERVIEWS and BOOK EVENTS related to the current issue of TBCN magazine, BOOK FUN, are posted on the front page of TBCN!!