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FIRST THINGS FIRST, PART 2

Rain and more rain. The good about yet another wet day is that this book order WILL get done as long as the raindrops fall stirringly on my (uninsulated) rooftop. So, carrying on, the list continues. Cooney, Barbara.  Miss Rumphius … Continue reading

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LIVE FROM TENANTS HARBOR, 2

Roseledge Books launched its best ever, if first, all out sale, and people came for, or maybe stumbled onto, old new books that were better than new new books — which of course I didn’t have, as I have been … Continue reading

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GO BROWSERS!

The browsers of the world have apparently — and however inadvertently — united and forced Amazon into the bricks and mortar bookstore business! Clearly, Amazon’s online search and presentation algorithms never captured what it is browsers are doing when they … Continue reading

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ROSELEDGE BOOKS ACTION

It’s time for the high summer book sales report from Roseledge Books! So begins the fun. Maine books first,  and first of the first is the one with almost less than one degree of separation. Preston, Douglas. Dinosaurs in the … Continue reading

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TRANSITIONS

Hurricane Irene blew down (or sogged up, if rain was the beast) trees, and some of the trees fell on wires that cut electricity to homes. A Maine friend had one such tree. Her neighbor said, “Your tree fell and … Continue reading

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A LONG TIME, I KNOW

Well, whew! I almost didn’t find the perfect Christmas gift book for Charlie, but then I did. Close, though. Thank you Dwight Garner (NYT 12/22/10) for reviewing Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren … Continue reading

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ROGUE ROSES! OH BOY!

Wonderful wild roses — flat, pink with a cream center — are sprouting from the cleared rocks of my roadside stone wall. Clearly they have found spots which suit them. The rosa rugosa hedge blossomed and spread and allowed wrong … Continue reading

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CATCHING UP

Two trees fell over in the backyard of Roseledge during a strong spring storm. Roseledge itself is fine, but the outhouse may be a thing of the past. Thank heavens I now have indoor plumbing. The downed trees can wait … Continue reading

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FIRST THINGS FIRST, PART 3

Finally, the last of the order lists.  To make it more intriguing, look for fat biographies, detailed memoirs, journals, logs, or diaries of adventurers in places doing things we know too little about, at least four works with (sometimes remote) … Continue reading

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