At last there's some good news. The National Endowment for the Arts Report Found Fiction Reading on the Rise. Yahoo! Of course, if you read ONE book a year that counts as reading. But reading is reading, and hopefully this study and the attention it's getting will send some kind of message to publishers. Hope springs eternal.
On the subject of reading, Mystery Readers International and Mystery Fanfare has a listing of mystery reading groups all over the world. Check to see if your group is listed, and if not, let me know, and I'll add it. Authors enjoy talking to book clubs, and I know many use our listing to let groups know when they'll be in their area. Send name, contact, location, and time.
CHOCOLATE TAPIOCA PUDDING: National Tapioca Day - *Tapioca*, along with junket and pudding, were standard desserts when I was growing up. I knew what pudding was, but never junket or *tapioca*. As a child...
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