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Game of Thrones, or: Reviewing War and Peace, but with no peace and ten times the war

August 17, 2018
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So … you’ve probably heard of this book, which has garnered some moderate success from an otherwise unknown author by the name of George R. R. Martin. Long-winded fantasy? Who does that anymore? My wife…

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Spotlight on H.J. Worthington, author of “Farewell, Amelia Mary: Long Time Looking”

August 27, 2017
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Farewell, Amelia Mary: Long Time Looking   The stories and vignettes in this book represent the experiences and memories from World War II veteran H.J. Worthington. A first-time author at the age of 90, Mr.…

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“How to Write and Share Humor” comes to Bangor as part of world tour

August 29, 2016
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A Pine tree state welcome

Donna Cavanagh shares a quote in her new book “How to Write and Share Humor: Techniques to tickle funny bones and win fans” which she credits to Michael Cart: “Humor is the Rodney Dangerfield of literary genres. It…

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You’re Grounded For Life by Tim Jones – Book Review

March 7, 2016
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Finally, a book about raising kids that makes no attempt to help us. The author, Tim Jones, repeatedly tells us he has no answers. I find that enormously reassuring. I’m not the reason my kids…

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A LIBRARIAN REVIEWS A SEX BOOK

August 5, 2015
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I got an unexpected package in the mail a while back.  Because I’m a book reviewer, I somehow ended up on the list of folks who get review copies from Cleis Press, a publisher of…

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“Our Bodies, Our Shelves: A Collection of Library Humor” by Roz Warren – Book Review

May 5, 2015
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“Our Bodies, Our Shelves: A Collection of Library Humor” by Roz Warren – Book Review

Roz Warren’s Our Bodies, Our Shelves: A Collection of Literary Humor is really funny. Really, really funny. I got it today as a birthday present and read it in one sitting, laughing out loud the whole…

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“A Canine’s Guide to the Good Life” by Donna Cavanagh – Book Review

May 1, 2015
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“A Canine’s Guide to the Good Life” by Donna Cavanagh – Book Review

Dogs steal our hearts. Dogs take control of our lives. In A Canine’s Guide to the Good Life, Donna Cavanagh, The Empress of Comedy, tells us how. Well actually, she got her dogs to relate…

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eDating the Old School Way by Maura Stone – Book Review

December 3, 2014
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eDating the Old School Way by Maura Stone – Book Review

eDating the Old School Way Maura Stone, the Bubbameistah, gives hilarious advice to those looking to the internet for matchmaking. Beware! Okay, okay, that’s a bit too succinct. But you will laugh out loud. You…

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“Trailer Trash with a Girl’s Name” by Stacey Roberts – Book Review

June 23, 2014
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“Trailer Trash with a Girl’s Name” by Stacey Roberts – Book Review

Stacey Roberts is an amazing writer. He has taken a horrifying childhood and made it a funny adventure. Stacey has transformed a dysfunctional family into one we love to follow. Indeed, he has performed an immense…

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