Friday Meme-fest

Friday Meme-fest

Booking Through Thursday: Lit-Ra-Chur When somebody mentions “literature,” what’s the first thing you think of? (Dickens? Tolstoy? Shakespeare?) Do you read “literature” (however you define it) for pleasure? Or is it something that you read only when you must? Don’t forget to leave a link to your actual response (so people don’t have to go searching for it) in the comments—or if you prefer, leave your answers in the comments themselves! The section of Borders […]

This was supposed to be “Ten on Tuesday,” but…

I delayed this week’s Ten on Tuesday posting because of a commitment to a MotherTalk blog tour post date (I’m really trying not to post more than once a day), but since the prompt, “Ten Things You’d Fix in Your Home (if you had the time and money),” isn’t particularly applicable for me, I didn’t think my less-than-timely participation would really be an issue. As a renter/apartment dweller, I don’t have a lot of latitude […]

Whose college education is it, anyway?

Be warned…perhaps my recent birthday has made me a bit cranky as well as old(er), because there are a couple of opinionated days on the calendar here at The 3 R’s this week. OK, it’s been awhile since I went off on one of my over-involved parents/over-entitled kids rants. (I’ll bet you haven’t missed them much, either…they were starting to wear on me a bit, too.) This post on The Juggle kicked me back into […]

Book talk/Blog Tour: “The Ten Year Nap”

Book talk/Blog Tour: “The Ten Year Nap”

*We interrupt our regularly-scheduled blog programming for a Tuesday book review; this week’s version of Ten on Tuesday will appear on Thursday.* (Advisory note: I was offered the opportunity to review this book by MotherTalk, which arranged for me to receive a promotional copy; I received no other compensation.) The Ten-Year NapMeg WolitzerRiverhead Books, 2008 (ISBN 1594489785 / 9781594489785)Fiction, 368 pages First Sentence: All around the country, the women were waking up. Book Description: For […]