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Flattered and Flummoxed: How I Became a Resource

Flattered and Flummoxed: How I Became a Resource

Hidey Ho, Bookworms. By some internet witchery, it seems I have become an expert resource on all essay questions regarding Lois Lowry’s The Giver Quartet as well as an opponent of book banning worthy of quotation. My search terms recently have included an awful lot of “what is the symbolism of XYZ in The Giver/Gathering Blue/Messenger/Son” and “why was XYZ book banned?” I can only assume these searches are being… Read more »

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20 Questions (Because I am Ill-Prepared to Discuss Books Today)

20 Questions (Because I am Ill-Prepared to Discuss Books Today)

Howdy Bookworms! I’m running behind blog wise so I thought I’d tackle the super fun 20 questions game I saw Jen at The Relentless Reader complete a while back. Everybody loves 20 questions, right?! 20 Questions About Me:   1. HOW TALL ARE YOU? 5’3 and a half. The half inch is very important to me. I typically round up and tell people I’m 5’4 because it’s weird to claim… Read more »

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I Want to Go To There: Top Ten Tuesday

I Want to Go To There: Top Ten Tuesday

G’day Bookworms! It’s Tuesday again and today I’ve got an especially fun list to treat you with. The ladies of The Broke and the Bookish have challenged us to list places we’d like to visit (fictional or otherwise) because books got us utterly hooked on the locales. Pack your bags, Bookworms, we’re going on an adventure! (My photoshop skills suuuuuuuck. But you’re welcome.) 1. Hogwarts from The Harry Potter Series… Read more »

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It’s My Blogiversary, and I’ve GoneReading!

It’s My Blogiversary, and I’ve GoneReading!

Salutations Bookworms! Today makes TWO YEARS since I set up shop on this here blog. I KNOW, I’m shocked too! Clearly, we have to celebrate this milestone, and as luck would have it, the good folks at GoneReading are here to help! I was at a loss for what to use as a giveaway prize. I mean, the two year anniversary according to the internet is the cotton anniversary. As… Read more »

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Fellowship of the Worms Announcement: The House Girl by Tara Conklin

Fellowship of the Worms Announcement: The House Girl by Tara Conklin

Happy Monday Bookworms! I know last week I was bemoaning the difficulty of choosing a book for book club, but I’ve gone and confronted my fears! The next installment of The Fellowship of the Worms will take place on Monday, March 31st. We will be discussing (drumroll please…) The House Girl by Tara Conklin! Abstract from Goodreads: Virginia, 1852. Seventeen-year-old Josephine Bell decides to run from the failing tobacco farm… Read more »

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Literary Blog Hop: FREEEEEE STUFF!!!

Literary Blog Hop: FREEEEEE STUFF!!!

Howdy Bookworms! I’m excited to announce that I’m participating in the Literary Blog Hop again! It’s hosted by the super impressively organized Judith of Leeswammes’ Blog. (Can we get a little applause for Judith? Bravo, madame!) I’ve decided to give away a $25 Amazon Gift Card! As much as I love telling y’all what to read, I think having a choice in the matter makes things more fun for the winner…. Read more »

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The Fellowship of the Worms: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Fellowship of the Worms: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Greetings Fellowship Bookworms, Yes, it’s still the holiday season, and yes, it probably would have been a good idea just to let December ride as far as the Fellowship goes. Unfortunately, I lack vision. At least I had the good sense to pick a tasty morsel of a book this round! Today we will be discussing The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.  WARNING: We will… Read more »

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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier: The Fellowship of the Worms

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier: The Fellowship of the Worms

Hello Bookworms, Before we start here today, I want to let everyone know that I am a-okay. You probably saw on the news the devastation wreaked on Central Illinois from a tornado outbreak. Some of those touchdowns were a few miles from us, but luckily we are safe and sound, as is our home. Thanks to everyone for your concern! Now, without further ado, let us get our Fellowship on!… Read more »

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We’ve Moved!

We’ve Moved!

That’s right, the switch has been made! Words for Worms is now a self-hosted site. If you have bookmarked this page, please update that bookmark with our new address: wordsforworms.com

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We've Moved!

We've Moved!

That’s right, the switch has been made! Words for Worms is now a self-hosted site. If you have bookmarked this page, please update that bookmark with our new address: wordsforworms.com

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