Category Archives: and a cat

Postcolonial Crunch Time

It’s a beautiful, 70-degree Sunday, which we’re soaking up for all it’s worth because the weather forecast for Tuesday is 30 and snowy again.*  The cats and I are camped out on the bed in the sunshine, working on my … Continue reading

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Five Reasons CAT GIRL’S DAY OFF Should Be a Movie, Too

Okay, so ever since Gracie and I read Kimberly Pauley’s Cat Girl’s Day Off, it’s been on my brain. What can I say? It is a refreshingly good book. What’s more, it would make a refreshingly good movie – for … Continue reading

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CAT GIRL’S DAY OFF: You Want to Read It! You Also Want to Win Your Own Copy!

As Acquisitions Editor Cat of a book blog, I read A LOT of books.  And sometimes, I’m super-impressed.  Especially when a book reads like the author actually had MORE fun writing it than I had reading it, and I had … Continue reading

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Using Brodart Book Covers; Or, How to Protect Your Investment in 6 Easy Steps

Brodart (or, for Canadians, Brodart) is not the only maker of those handy dust jacket covers you see on library books, but they’re the classic. And their “How to Apply Brodart Center-Slit Book Jacket Covers” instructions come in both English … Continue reading

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