Monthly Archives: March 2014

Short Book, Long Sentence

Weird If you follow this blog regularly–and shame on you, if you don’t!–you may have gathered that I like…well, weird stuff.  Movies? I like films by Guy Maddin and Bela Tarr. Music? I like Me First & the Gimme Gimmes. … Continue reading

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I’m thinking about starting a small business. What do you have that would help me?

We offer books, periodicals and databases of interest to business startups.  We are also beginning a free monthly series of programs related to starting and operating a small business.  Programs will include information on finding financing, writing business plans, small … Continue reading

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Book Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth

Divergent was on my radar in a big way a few years ago as a young adult book that was getting a ton of buzz for being the next Hunger Games.  It’s been on my list of books to read … Continue reading

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I heard that the Dallas Genealogical Society is sponsoring a family history writing contest. Can you give me some more information on this event?

The Dallas Genealogical Society is having a 2014 Writing Contest for original material on topics of interest to genealogists and family historians.  Examples of submissions can include material on genealogies, family histories, or case studies that demonstrate use of genealogical … Continue reading

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Book Review: Worth Dying For – A Reacher Novel by Lee Child

Vigilante? Readers looking for a fast-paced, intricately plotted thriller in the series format need very much to read one of Lee Child’s Reacher novels. Jack Reacher is a retired military cop who’s become a wanderer (not a vagrant, though close, … Continue reading

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