Category Archives: Social networks

Calling all Edelweiss Reviewers (updated Sept. 28, 2017)

I thought I’d write a short blog post today to raise awareness of this Goodreads group so that hopefully the group will have a more active and vibrant voice. Almost two years ago, I started a GoodReads group for Edelweiss … Continue reading

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Bibliophilia on Pinterest

Bibliophilia (noun): a great or excessive love of books ; also, an enthusiastic or extreme interest in collecting books.     Social media has had a huge impact on readers.  Some even spend precious reading time perusing their favorite social … Continue reading

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Amateur book reviews – my thoughts

Today an article by Peter Derk came to my attention, entitled “7 Things That Are Ruining Amateur Book Reviews.” Go read it and come back. You’re back?   Good. I want to start off by making the point, which has been … Continue reading

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“The hanging shed” by Gordon Ferris

I work as a library cataloguer so see countless books everyday. So… it stands to reason that this is where I find the books I want to read next. Not this time. I belong to a social networking site called … Continue reading

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Social networking for book lovers

More and more people are jumping on the social network bandwagon. Readers are no exception. Social networking has developed its own niche for book enthusiasts. Similar to book discussion groups in that they give readers an opportunity to converse online … Continue reading

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