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Guest Post by Author Anna Staniszewski: Top Five Favorite Fairy Tales

  Today on the blog, I’m excited to have a guest post by Anna Staniszewski, author of the hilarious My Very Unfairy Tale Life series. The last book in the series, My Sort of Fairy Tale Ending, comes out on November 5th, so … Continue reading






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Brontë sisters action figures!

This is just too cool not to share. Make sure to watch towards the end to see the Brontësaurus in action! via bookninja






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A sneak peek at some new e-ink gadgets

Redferret.net has an interesting blogpost about some new e-ink prototypes, including one with a flexible screen:






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Monkey Week at Monkey Poop!

I’ve decided to declare this week Monkey Week here at Monkey Poop in honor of my two year blogaversary! Okay, so the anniversary was actually about a month and a half ago, but whatever. Close enough! (This blog post is to be … Continue reading






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Ray Bradbury on Writing and Rejection

In junior high (aka middle school to some) I did a project on Ray Bradbury and ended up reading all of his short stories that we had in our school library. I was a big fan, but somehow I haven’t … Continue reading






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Making a Book Cover

(via @bookninja






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How to make a book (1947)

(via The Book Bench and via Book Patrol)






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Three of My Favorite Disney Lullabies

Okay this is a bit off-topic but in the spirit of my new motherhood I thought I’d share a few of my favorite Disney lullabies with you. These are songs I enjoyed as a kid and my baby daughter seems … Continue reading






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Lebowitz: Jane Austen is popular because she is misread and misunderstood

I seem to be in (yet another) Jane Austen kick these days. Author and Vanity Fair contributing editor Fran Lebowitz on Jane Austen (via Survival of the Book): [vimeo id=8100960] One thing Lebowitz says is that most people who enjoy … Continue reading






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Boston Globe Horn-Book Award Speeches

Here is Neil Gaiman’s Acceptance speech for The Graveyard Book: You can see the rest of the videos here (including MT Anderson’s speech): http://www.hbook.com/bghb/video09.asp (via ReadRoger blog)






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