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The last several weeks at the library, maybe even for more than a month, I've been working on a project. To determine which books belong in our library and which books belong up in Bangor, there is a colored stripe on the spine. We found a ton of books with no stripe at all so it was placed upon me to first make sure the books do indeed belong down here and then place a blue stripe on them. This morning while I was working on this project, checking in a book to see if it was ours brought up an ILL hold alert. We're not sure if this was a new request placed after we checked that morning on an old request kicking around the system for awhile. My boss told me to just prepare it for shipment as even if it's not a current request, they'll just send it back. It was very weird. And yes, I did stripe it!

Last evening, I finished the second book in the new Genesis of Shannara trilogy by Terry Brooks: The Elves of the Cintra. I've read some really good books lately, and some not so good frankly, but this book is the first in I don't know when that I just couldn't put down for second and left me saying "Wow." at the end. Just telling you the title kind of ruins the book for you and the previous book. I obviously can't speak for other people but I think my review of that book makes more sense now to me! And yes, this the first of three proposed trilogies according to Brooks' website.

No contract has been signed yet, though will soon if all goes well, but I am soon to be published author. When the novella, yeah the one I wrote in college, hits shelves depends on how much editing needs to be done etc. but I would guess around Easter or Mother's Day at the latest; hopefully sooner.

Comments

Cathy said…
Sorry, that comment was from me and it wouldn't let me edit my strange extra letters. ;)

So, Congrats on the Novella! You will have to fill me in! :)

I'm glad the library is still going well.

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