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bookish66. Superb

I had forgotten this word, till it came out of me when writing recently… Superb.

What I really love about this word is remembering how the Indian adults in my life used to pronounce it when i was a child (and being fascinated by that):

“su-Pub” with a soft Indian “p”

:-) 4 weeks ago

bookishso glad i did it!

and thanks Ms. Librarian, for your help! 1 month ago

bookish 2 months ago

bookishgoing to try to keep an ongoing list in this one entry, for 2014

  1. Peanut, a graphic novel by Ayun Halliday & Paul Hoppe
  2. The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas
  3. Does My Head Look Big In This? by Randa Abdel-fattah
  4. Texting the Underworld by Ellen Booraem
  5. Counting by Sevens by Holly Goldberg Sloan

there are more, there are more. have to remember them!

Picture books—
  1. Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
  2. Lemonade in Winter: A Book About Two Kids Counting Money
    by Emily Jenkins, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)
  3. Duck Sock Hop By Jane Kohuth 1 month ago

bookishvery nice

hugs, Faustus!
good to be connecting with you here again!

i’ll try to stick around this time… 1 month ago

bookishI think i need to break down this goal

1. Do Question one
2. Do Question two
3. Do Question three
4. Do question four 2 months ago


still working (as some of you Brits say, “slogging away”) at it…
the questions are just taking me forever. 2 months ago

bookish 2 months ago

bookishit's going well!

thank you for asking! :-)
really like my colleagues at the new place! 3 months ago

bookish 12 months ago

bookishcongrats on this, L!

mwah! 4 months ago


hows it going with the routines today? 4 months ago

bookish 7 months ago

bookishit's 3:22 a.m.

and tomorrow i start work at a new branch within my library system. i really wanted this. have been asking for it for a while.

why then am i so anxious? 7 months ago

bookishthanks for wishing me good luck!

...and my apologies for such a belated response! 7 months ago


So cool to see you, K!

Great goals and entries!
Mwah 12 months ago

bookishBooks I read in 2013 - will try to keep a running list going in this one entry...

(... that way I have them all in one place)

These may or may not be in order. It depends on my somewhat swiss-cheesy mem’ry

  1. The Diviners by Libba Bray
  2. The Great Plan to Fix Everything by Uma Krishnaswami
  3. Every day by David Levithan
  4. Orleans by Sherri L. Smith
  5. Maya’s Notebook by Isabel Allende
  6. The Lucy Variations by Sara Zarr
  7. If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch
  8. Code Name Verity
  9. Daughter of smoke and bone by laini taylor
  10. Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor
  11. Amy Falls Down by Jincy Willett
  12. MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood
  13. A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
  14. When We Wake by Karen Healey
  15. Black Helicopters
  16. Eleanor and Park
  17. Fangirl
  18. More Than This by Patrick Ness
  19. Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang
  20. 19Q4 by Haruki Murakami (in progress) 12 months ago

bookishlove this!

:-) 13 months ago

bookishthis took

courage to think through and write 16 months ago

bookishwhen... all your thoughts break their bounds...

“When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bounds… and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.”

- Patanjali, physician and “founder” of yoga 16 months ago

bookishThe Year of the Book by Andrea Cheng

Sweet thoughtful children’s book that will appeal to all bookish folks, regardless of age, but special appeal for those who grew up a bit shy and awkward and into books…. 16 months ago

bookishKeeping the Castle by Patrice Kindl

Fun book for Austen lovers and anglophiles! 16 months ago

bookish 17 months ago

bookishoctober 2012

English Vinglish

totally totally awesome film
17 months ago

bookishi'm not familiar with them, but

am happy for you about this development!
yay! 18 months ago

bookishwords words words...

64. Book (self explanatory)
65. hobbit 18 months ago

bookishi got one...

... for my mom….

now i have to save up to get one for me.

:-) 22 months ago

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