Category Archives: Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon: A Little Link Love

I haven’t done a Sunday Salon post for a while, partly because I haven’t had anything in particular to say and partly because other life stuff has taken over and kept me from reading, blogging, and tweeting as much as … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Appreciating Good Writing About Books

There’s been a lot of online conversation lately about whether book reviewers (perhaps especially online reviewers) can be trusted. Are we too nice, too mean, too easily bought, too elitist, too uneducated, too out-of-touch, and on and on blah blah … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Top 10 Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels

Because I’m spending this month reading science fiction and fantasy, I thought it would be fun to look back on some of my favorite SFF genres. But as I started to assemble a list, I came upon that whole sticky … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: A Month of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Jenny and I had so much fun with our International Crime Month back in January that we’ve been looking for an opportunity to do another theme month, and it looks like August will be it. This time, we’ll be moving … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Reading Priorities

If writers stopped writing tomorrow and publishers stopped publishing, I doubt that any of us would be in danger of running out of books to read. The reading possibilities are endless, and as new books come out and we become … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Reflections on the Book Blog Unconference

Last week, I was in New York for the Book Blog Unconference and to spend time with other bloggers who were in town for BEA and the BEA Blogger Conference. As always, it was fun to spend time with blogging … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Summer Reading!

Do you know that old song from Carousel, that goes “June is busting out all over…”? Well, here in Spokane, June has been pouting and sulking, and hiding behind clouds and 65-degree temperatures. But I am adamant: school is out, … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Writing About Books in the Internet Age

As someone who writes about books online, I am of course drawn to articles about writing about books online. Sarah Fay of The Atlantic has posted a couple of pieces recently that caught my eye, and I’d love to hear … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Giving in to Temptation

Many of you know that I’ve been trying to cut down on the number of unread books I have in my house. I did a big bookcase cull earlier in the year; I’m giving up book swap sites (pending the … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Audiobook Alternatives

Recently I’ve become disenchanted with audiobooks–not with audiobooks as a form of experiencing a story but more with my own ability to experience a story through an audiobook. For the last several years, I’ve listened to audiobooks on my commute … Continue reading

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