It's just one of those days when everyone else's blog is that much more interesting than my own. To be fair to you all, I'm going to send you away, each and every one. Go. Follow the below.
- First off, there's a Famous First Words Contest ah-brewing at Book Buds, it seems. The prize for coming up with the first words the first person to walk on Mars will say is a copy of the fantastic Team Moon by Catherine Thimmesh. And since every library, personal or professional, should have a copy of this book on hand anyway, it would be to your advantage to think up something witty pronto.
- Next there's a recent posting at The Brookeshelf wherein Ms. Brooke coins a phrase I'm surprised we haven't seen before: Fat Lit. Which is to say, remarkably think n' heavy works of fiction, usually of the fantasy variety.
- And A Chair, A Fireplace and a Tea Cozy has . . . um . . . well, it has this:
On the bad-idea scale of one to ten, I'm cranking this puppy up to forty-three.