Archives For January 2013


The Wake Up Call

The Wake Up Call –
3 January 2013

Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…

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The prizes are getting bigger each day in our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!
Today’s winner wins 9 of 2012’s Best Books!!!  Click to Enter now


Our list of Recommended Kindle ebook bargains for January 2013
(In Praise of Slowness, Dorothy Sayers, Neil Gaiman, MORE)


Check out our Top Ten Most Popular Posts of 2012


Poem of the day: “The Death of St. Brendan” – J.R.R. Tolkien
Tolkien was born on this day in 1892.


The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source.’  – Lucretia Mott, Quaker and Women’s Rights Advocate, born on this day 1793
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Book News:

Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!

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10 Recommended Kindle ebooks for $3.99 or Less!

Prices on these ebooks should not change before Jan. 31, 2013.
But to be on the safe side, please refresh the Amazon page before ordering…

(NOTE: Prices listed may or may be not be valid outside the United States… Sorry!)


If you find one or more books to buy here, please share this list with a friend…



1) [easyazon-link asin=”B0024CF0CK” locale=”us”]In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult of Speed[/easyazon-link] by Carl Honore – $2.99


2) [easyazon-link asin=”B00AF099FC” locale=”us”]A Treasury of 24 Dorothy Sayers Stories[/easyazon-link] by Dorothy Sayers – $2.99


3) [easyazon-link asin=”B005X2IV0Q” locale=”us”]The Lost Tools of Learning[/easyazon-link] by Dorothy Sayers – $2.99


4) [easyazon-link asin=”B002TIOYT4″ locale=”us”]The Odyssey of Homer[/easyazon-link] Translated by Richard Lattimore – $2.99
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