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Strange Days (Doors Optional)

John Clark starting 2018 with a look at four recently published young adult titles. I’ll venture to say that YA authors are pushing the envelope further than most other genres…So far and so fast that Nancy Drew would probably need … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: January 13-14, 2018

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be a posts by John Clark (Monday), Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Tuesday) , Maureen Milliken (Wednesday), Joe Souza (Thursday), and Vaughn Hardacker (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some … Continue reading

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Looking at Shame and Slipped Disks in an entirely different way

John Clark reflecting on a couple accomplishments from my checkered library career. One, The Publishers’ Hall of Shame, ended in 2008, but made a real impact on both the library and publishing world. It began while I was the mental … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: December 9-10, 2017

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Kate Flora (Monday), Brendan Rielly (Tuesday), Jessie Crockett (Wednesday), John Clark (Thursday), and Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us … Continue reading

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Another Gift From Mom

John Clark shifting gears in the midst of a planned post. I had today’s blog mostly written when a random thought made me go in another direction. Our book discussion group is reading Henry Beston’s The Outermost House this month. … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: November 25-26, 2017

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Katherine Hall Page (Monday), John Clark (Tuesday), Kate Flora (Wednesday), special guest William Andrews (Thursday), and Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with … Continue reading

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Unbombing the F-Word

John Clark here: Some time ago, I think I shared a most vivid memory from a time when Kate and I discovered the shocking power of F-Bombs (keep in mind we’re talking late 1950s-early 1960s). There was an episode in … Continue reading

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