What You Read is Who You Are

At the end of a four-day weekend, my granddaughter was bored. Dad still had work to do at his desk, but the generally cooperative child who can easily entertain herself was tired of writing and even tired of Legos. Luckily, I called as pre-arranged to read with her over the phone. We had started

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New Page – Book Reviews

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS -

http://goo.gl/xkoSH

My gosh!  That’s the link to my latest review for bookpleasures.com and it will interest anyone thinking of publishing a book in this strange period of the industry’s reinvention.  The book is called ” A Self-Publisher’s Companion….” and it is by Joel Friedlander, a book designer, and a very nice

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Kindle Part Reviewed by Grouchy Granny

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS …. I LOVE MY KINDLE, BUT –

I ordered a replacement cord for what I thought was a first generation Kindle. It did not fit. After struggling with websites and finally getting a live person on the phone, we determined my Kindle is a “second generation” model. These terms do not match

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The response to the grotesque is humor.

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS. . .

Literary theories come and go, but this one stuck with me.  The idea is this: when something seems too terrible to bear, or so awful that it is awkward to respond, you find a laugh in it; and then you realize your laughter is grotesque.

Last night, for instance, my

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If you don’t mind getting dizzy . . .

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS . . .

SOPHIE REDESIGNED now is on Amazon’s Kindle.  You can even see a FREE SAMPLE.  There were problems at first:  not only had the italicized sections been lost, but all the text was centered, so it read more like a long, narrative poem.  It was even hard to tell where

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