Posts to Ponder

Today is my work day and tomorrow is one of my Internet Free Days. So I'll leave you with these posts to ponder:

Today's Booking through Thursday asks about collectibles:
  • Hardcover? Or paperback?
  • Illustrations? Or just text?
  • First editions? Or you don’t care?
  • Signed by the author? Or not?
Check out what everyone has to say and I'll have an answer for you sometime on Saturday!

In the meantime check out these links.

25 Reasons to Read
by Janet at Across the Page.

Today I found Me, My Shelf and I by Cipriano at Book Puddle in which she quotes Winston Churchill "If you cannot read all your books, at any rate handle, or as it were, fondle them – peer into them, let them fall open where they will, read from the first sentence that arrests the eye"... Check out the link to find out the rest of the quote and what she has to say.

Toni McGee Causey writes eloquently as always about trusting your instincts and asks:
How about you? Tell me what’s the last thing you did where you trusted your gut and it worked out (or didn’t and it didn’t). It might be a family matter and you want to just say “family” — but let’s hear about gut instincts and why you think we don’t always know how to trust them, as women."

Mental Multivitamin highlights "How to procrastinate like Leonardo Da Vinci" and what he says about non productive creativity. Check it out.

Author Brett Battles of Murderati talks about taking a day off, recharging and asks:
"So, do you give yourself time to recharge? If so, what are your favorite ways to achieve this?"

Happy Birthday to author Pari Noskin Taichert who also blogs with Brett at Murderati. Head on over and leave a comment or two or three on Brett's post for him and wish Pari a Happy Birthday at the same time.

She happens to share her birthday with Victor Hugo who was born today in 1802.

" To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark."

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