Monthly Archives: November 2009

Top 101 Creative Writing Blogs

http://www.bestcollegesonline.com/blog/2009/02/05/top-100-creative-writing-blogs/ Top 100 Creative Writing Blogs From poetry to lengthy prose, creative writing can be a great way to express yourself. Of course, even the best students and writers can use a few tips, a little inspiration and a whole … Continue reading

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Creative Writing

http://www.dailywritingtips.com/creative-writing-101/ What is Creative Writing? Creative writing is anything where the purpose is to express thoughts, feelings and emotions rather than to simply convey information.   I’ll be focusing on creative fiction in this post (mainly short stories and novels), … Continue reading

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New Music Books

List 1. The Time of My Life by Patrick Swayze and Lisa Niemi (Hardcover – 29 Sep 2009) 2. Saturday Night Peter by Peter Kay (Hardcover – 1 Oct 2009) 3. JLS: Our Story So Far by JLS and Dean … Continue reading

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Christmas Books

http://www.christmas-time.com/ct-books.htm “First Noel” by Jan Pienkowski   This is an absolutely amazing  book that made me gasp with surprise when I opened it, so unexpected was the beauty, craftsmanship and presentation of its contents. What was an even bigger surprise is … Continue reading

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Best Humour Books 2009

List 1. Saturday Night Peter by Peter Kay Peter Kay’s new biography charts the hilarious journey his career took as he developed and honed his comedy act in pubs and clubs across the country. 2. TV Burp Book by Harry … Continue reading

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Irish Cookery Bestseller This Christmas- Homecooking

  Title: Home Cooking   Author: Rachel Allen Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Collins (1 Oct 2009) Language English ISBN-10: 0007259719 ISBN-13: 978-0007259717 Product Dimensions: 25 x 19.4 x 3.8 cm Product Description Bestselling TV cook Rachel Allen feeds her family and … Continue reading

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Irish Sports Bestsellers Books

      Eddie O’Sullivan Hardback by Eddie O’Sullivan €23.45 €16.99       Harte My Autobiography by Harte Mickey €16.99       Come What May Paperback by Cusack Donal Og Part of the Christmas 2009 – Books of the Year 3 … Continue reading

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Best Crime 2009

 best crime, thriller & mystery books of 2009. Crime, Thrillers & Mystery The Complaints  Blind Eye The Girl Who Played with Fire The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest Dead Tomorrow  Nine Dragons Roadside Crosses The Scarpetta Factor The Twelve … Continue reading

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Powell’s Bestsellers

http://www.powells.com/bestsellers.html?header=Picks%20and%20Bestsellers #1  The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver Literature Staff Pick Waiting for a new Kingsolver novel has been like waiting for a favorite restaurant to reopen after renovations, only it’s been nine years of anticipation. With the grand depth of … Continue reading

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Biblicalia

http://www.bombaxo.com/blog/?p=1025 Orthodox Reading Plan Files A reader (thanks Dana!) wrote to me thanking me for the recent reading plans that Esteban and I have put together (mentioned here, here, and here), and asked if I could reformat them and present … Continue reading

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Orthodox Reading

http://www.holyres.net/READLIST.htm Orthodox Reading List Here is a selection of books which seem to be most helpful for seekers. Those marked with a * are the easiest to read. Orthodox Belief and Life The Orthodox Church by Bishop Kallistos (Timothy Ware) … Continue reading

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Write Write

http://www.writerswrite.com/ Kindle: Amazon’s Wireless Reading Device Amazon.com’s Kindle is a wireless, portable reading device with instant access to more than 300,000 books, blogs, newspapers and magazines. The Kindle’s revolutionary electronic-paper display provides a sharp, high-resolution screen that looks and reads … Continue reading

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Read.gov

http://read.gov/ Explore new worlds: Read. The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress invites people of all ages to discover the fascinating people, places and events that await you whenever you read. Read a story in the making … Continue reading

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Publishers Weekly Best 2009

http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6704595.html PW Top 10 Cheever: A Life Blake Bailey (Knopf) Bailey, who was given access to the journals Cheever kept throughout his life, shines a new light on Cheever’s literary output, making possible a fresh reappraisal of his achievement. In … Continue reading

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Reading Association of Ireland

http://www.reading.ie/tips/parents.php Tips For Parents About: This page offers support and advice to parents on children’s literacy development. Parents often ask for advice on how to help their children with reading. Here are some tips about using and choosing books for … Continue reading

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The Reading Lab

http://www.thereadinglab.com/   Welcome to the Reading Lab   The Reading Lab’s innovative products focus on expanding the world of reading for everyone. Whether we are providing a faster, more understandable way to skim the huge information stream we all encounter … Continue reading

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The Booklist Centre

http://home.comcast.net/~dwtaylor1/ THE  BOOKLIST CENTER Book Lists – BOOKLISTS – Book Lists BOOK AWARDS – RECOMMENDED BOOKS    The Web’s Largest Collection of  Book Lists CURRENTLY  346 BOOK LISTS IN 82 CATEGORIES (JULY 15, 2004) Includes lists prepared by authorities in … Continue reading

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Indie Bestsellers

http://www.bookweb.org/indiebound/bestsellers/national.html Nov 2009 National Indie Bestsellers The Indie Bestseller Lists put the diversity of America’s independent bookstores on display. It’s produced just two days after the end of the sales week, and is the most current snapshot of what’s selling in … Continue reading

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Map of Ireland

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Ireland – Irish State

http://www.gov.ie/en/ About Ireland Images of Ireland Essays on Ireland Geography of Ireland Irish Genealogy Symbols of Ireland Ireland in the Twentieth Century All Essays… FAQs How can I find out about my ancestors? Where can I get information about travelling … Continue reading

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