So, you say that you’ve been noticing all of your friends’ facebook statuses changing to say something like "ABSOLUTELY CAN NOT TALK TO ANYONE UNTIL I FINISH WRITING." Wondering what all the word count comparing is about? Feeling a little confused? Left out? Worry no more, the answer is here! It’s November, and that means NaNoWriMo, of course.
I have never seen kids feverishly paging through a book as much as they have been flying through all of the toy catalogs we have been getting in the mail and the newspaper. Holy smokes! Talk about well loved. These paper versions of their fantasies get creased, folded, torn, shredded, and still they are cherished so kids can continue to drool over the toys of their dreams. The other day, my son carried one of these catalogs around ALL DAY, even while he ate lunch, so he could show everyone what he wanted for Christmas.
Joel Goldman is a former trial lawyer. His new book, No Way Out, is being acquired by Mid-Continent.
Former FBI agent Jack Davis sets about to find two missing children. People in this area will wonder if the book was inspired by a local news story. After contacting the author, I found out it was, but I won't spoil the ending for you.
From Thanksgiving to New Year's Day, there are all sorts of opportunities to get together with friends and say hello. Part of the holiday tradition is sending greeting cards. A century ago, it was common to send Christmas and New Year's postcards. Postage for them at that time was just a penny.
The latest movie adaptation of the Harry Potter series is released this week. Diehard HP fans can be the first to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One this Thursday night at the midnight showing.
Storytime will be canceled during the week of November 22nd as we take this time to give thanks with our families and friends. Our normal storytime schedule will resume Tuesday November 30th! We promise to plan some special storytimes for our return in December!