Once upon a time, about five years ago, it was Christmas. Under the tree was a not so neatly wrapped package addressed from my older brother Colin to me. The first thing I saw when I opened this package was the cover of a book graced by none other than the backside of an elephant. Modoc by Ralph Helfer. I was surprised. And intrigued.…Continue
In every book there are one or two quotes that stick out among the rest. They come up in your daily life, they make you smile when you are sad, or help you remember the other people around you.
This is a collection of SOME (not all) of my favorite book quotes in no particular order. Enjoy!
“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”
-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Boscombe Valley Mystery…Continue
Have you ever heard the story about that toaster? They made a movie about it, once upon a time. It was called The Brave Little Toaster, as I recall. A toaster, a blanket, a lamp, a radio, and a vacuum cleaner were abandoned when their…Continue
My favorite book of all time is, Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam, written by Cynthia Kadohata. Most people can't choose one favorite. After all, how many millions of books are in existence today? There are so many good books out there that it is hard to even chose a top five. Even choosing a top ten favorite book is difficult, but I can…Continue