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Books and Cupcakes - September Photo Challenge - Day 1 - Introduce Yourself
I don’t normally post selfies. But here I am holding up the third volume of my hand written book diary. I’ve been keeping a list of books I’ve read since  1987 because I had realized I couldn’t remember to the title of a book I wanted to re-read. 

Books and Cupcakes - September Photo Challenge - Day 1 - Introduce Yourself

I don’t normally post selfies. But here I am holding up the third volume of my hand written book diary. I’ve been keeping a list of books I’ve read since  1987 because I had realized I couldn’t remember to the title of a book I wanted to re-read. 

scificity:

My mom painted this for me today on a piece of glasshttp://scificity.tumblr.com

You have an awesome and talented Mom.

scificity:

My mom painted this for me today on a piece of glass

http://scificity.tumblr.com

You have an awesome and talented Mom.

That’s not a problem.

That’s not a problem.

newyorker:

A Labor Day cartoon by Danny Shanahan.

In California Labor Day means its time for the locals to revisit the beaches now that the tourists have gone home. :)

newyorker:

A Labor Day cartoon by Danny Shanahan.

In California Labor Day means its time for the locals to revisit the beaches now that the tourists have gone home. :)

magictransistor:

Paul Klee, A Young Lady’s Adventure (Watercolour on paper), 1922

Paul Klee always reminds me of fifth and sixth grade. The teacher I had for those two years had her room decorated with tons of posters of his work.

Here’s the run down of the books I read and reviewed in August 2014. Of the books I reviewed, 74% of them were ones I purchased. Despite that, review copies are holding steady at 10%.

Adult books edged out children and YA fiction for the first time in 2 and a half years of tracking age groups.

diversityinya:

By Laura Lam

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[Image: Author Laura Lam]

Shadowplay’s a sequel, so I’m going to cheat and write about what I’ve learned writing both of them, as they’re so intertwined.

I learned:

1. Everything I know about intersex issues.

It took me two years to finally gather…

historicaltimes:

Photographer braves I-beams over 5th street, New York. 1905

Well technically wouldn’t it be two photographers brave the i-beams over 5th street? Who took the photo? And can you imagine lugging that equipment up there? That’s a HUGE device he’s holding.

historicaltimes:

Photographer braves I-beams over 5th street, New York. 1905

Well technically wouldn’t it be two photographers brave the i-beams over 5th street? Who took the photo? And can you imagine lugging that equipment up there? That’s a HUGE device he’s holding.

Books and Cupcakes August Photo Challenge - Day 31 - Books Read

This pile represents about half of the books I read in August. The others I’ve already returned to the library.

The full list is:

Personal Collection

  1. Bad Luck Girl by Sarah Zettel
  2. Blandings’ Way by Eric Hodgins
  3. Cleopatra in Space #1: Target Practice by Mike Maihack
  4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
  5. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  6. The Elevator Family by Douglas Evans
  7. Ink by Amanda Sun
  8. The Long Mars by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
  9. Monsters: An Owner’s Guide by Jonathan Emmett
  10. Unfed by Kirsty McKay
  11. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

Library book

  1. Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel
  2. Blankets by Craig Thompson
  3. David Hockney: A Bigger Picture by Tim Barringer
  4. The Gray Prince by Jack Vance
  5. Hark! A Vagrant by Kate Beaton
  6. J. C. Leyendecker by Michael Schau
  7. Lost Cat by Roger Mader
  8. The Numberlys by William Joyce
  9. Outside In by Sarah Ellis
  10. Seven Wild Sisters: A Modern Fairy Tale by Charles de Lint
  11. Sin Titulo by Cameron Stewart
  12. Spacedog by Hendrik Dorgathen
  13. Sticks and Stones by Peter Kuper
  14. The World’s Strongest Librarian by Josh Hanagarne
litteraturesouscouverture:

Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami / Bloomsbury
Cover and illustration by Celia Arellano

Murakami’s books always get the most beautiful covers.

litteraturesouscouverture:

Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami / Bloomsbury

Cover and illustration by Celia Arellano

Murakami’s books always get the most beautiful covers.