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It’s Been a Week!

Posted 20 September 2011 by
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Okay, that was a bit of a pun … or at least I think so … I am a little punchy from a week of opening a new store … and simultaneously getting ready to go on vacation. It was not my actual plan to go on vacation one week after opening the new store, […]

Wondering Why You Haven’t Heard From Me?

Posted 14 July 2011 by
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Well, you wouldn’t be wondering if you knew that: There are currently six people working in my office. With all of the meetings and comings and goings, there isn’t room to breathe, much less write! The good news is that we are getting lots of things done, laying the ground work so that we can […]

Bits and Pieces

Posted 19 June 2011 by
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June 18, 2011 Construction News! While we were disappointed to learn last week that we are about two weeks behind schedule, we were pleased to learn this week that the schedule has not slipped any further! In other news, we have picked our carpet, hired our IT person, and placed orders for our computer equipment […]

What’s Next for Ladies, Lunch, and Literacy?

Posted 17 May 2011 by
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May 16, 2011 First, a little bit about how Ladies, Lunch, and Literacy started. I have always loved introducing readers to new authors. Even before I became a bookseller, friends always asked me for a list of new authors to try. I was also one of those people who started up conversations with other customers browsing […]

Yikes!

Posted 26 April 2011 by
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April 25, 2011 Yep, that sort of summed up last week. But as I start a new week, I now see that I have made more progress on the new store than I originally thought. First, about the “Yikes” part: it was one of those weeks where I often felt overwhelmed with work, meetings, planning, […]

I’ll Be There … How About You?

Posted 24 April 2011 by
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April 24, 2011 One of my favorite things about being a bookseller is finding the next great book … before anyone else has even heard of it. This was the case with a debut YA novel by a woman I have since met and am crazy about! Her new book has also inspired me to […]

Some Ideas Just Need to Evolve

Posted 16 April 2011 by
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April 14, 2011 A life truth for me is that I often come up with a great idea, but the wrong way to implement it. The new store is a perfect example. When I first started thinking of about a location, I looked at a space in the building where I have an office. It […]

Ladies, Lunch and Literacy Loves Eleanor Brown!

Posted 28 March 2011 by
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March 25, 2011 Ladies, Lunch, and Literacy and The Weird Sisters I am humbled by the enthusiasm, support, and friendship I experienced at today’s Ladies, Lunch, and Literacy event for Eleanor Brown and The Weird Sisters. First of all, this was one of the best LLL events we have ever had and we have had […]