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by Marla Warren
April 20th, 2010, 12:00 am
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you reading now?
Replies: 522
Views: 151904

Re: What are you reading now?

Miss Julia Renews Her Vows by Ann B. Ross--very enjoyable!
by Marla Warren
March 25th, 2010, 12:42 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Library Loving Blog Challenge
Replies: 0
Views: 555

Library Loving Blog Challenge

Is anybody else here participating in the Library Loving Blog Challenge ? For my blog Musings on Michael Crichton , I’ve compiled a list of books that he enjoyed and recommended, along with links documenting his own generosity to libraries. I’ve urged readers to check out these books from their resp...
by Marla Warren
March 17th, 2010, 8:00 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 346021

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

My most recent posts on my blog about Michael Crichton deal with a topic I first posted about in February. Most of Crichton’s art collection is going to be auctioned off by Christie’s in April and May. Monday, February 8, 2010 Paintings from Crichton’s Art Collection to be Auctioned Off Monday, Marc...
by Marla Warren
March 10th, 2010, 11:49 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Favorite Lines from Novels
Replies: 30
Views: 5853

Re: Favorite Lines from Novels

“…few creatures on earth are so paranoid as the writer who believes, deep in his heart, that he is slumming…” “If anyone was negligent that night, Mr. Farrell, it was your client. He believed too much in nothing.” --From the short story “1408” in the collection Everything’s Eventual by Stephen King
by Marla Warren
February 15th, 2010, 8:05 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 346021

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

I have a blog on Michael Crichton, and in celebration of Valentine's Day yesterday, I wrote a post on an essay Crichton wrote about love:

Michael Crichton – Love is…
http://www.musingsonmichaelcrichton.com ... ve-is.html

Very nice thread, Charlotte!
by Marla Warren
February 15th, 2010, 8:01 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Favorite Lines from Novels
Replies: 30
Views: 5853

Favorite Lines from Novels

“To have Mother Mariana’s faith in divine protection is good, but even better if backed by the practical assistance heaven has the right to expect from sensible mortals.” --From Dead Man’s Ransom , a Brother Cadfael mystery by Ellis Peters “All the world will be your enemy, Prince with a Thousand En...
by Marla Warren
February 15th, 2010, 7:55 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Bulwer-Lytton Contest Winners
Replies: 9
Views: 1865

Re: Bulwer-Lytton Contest Winners

Here's the official website where you can read a lot more of these:
http://www.bulwer-lytton.com/
by Marla Warren
December 23rd, 2009, 11:26 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: New Moderator Welcome: Ink!
Replies: 37
Views: 10031

Re: New Moderator Welcome: Ink!

Congratulations Ink! We'll try to make certain that your task is not boring.

(evil laugh)
by Marla Warren
December 22nd, 2009, 11:38 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Comfort books
Replies: 20
Views: 3366

Re: Comfort books

I would highly recommend the Miss Julia series by Ann B. Ross The first book is Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind . A customer at the bookstore recommended them to me. I got the first book from the library for my mother. She was laughing out loud while she read it. We’ve both read all the books in the seri...
by Marla Warren
December 22nd, 2009, 11:03 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Christmas fun
Replies: 4
Views: 1397

Re: Christmas fun

Here's something I wrote for my blog that some people may enjoy: A Michael Crichton Christmas 2009 (Sung to the tune of “The 12 Days of Christmas”) By Marla Warren On the first day of Christmas Michael Crichton gave to me A T-Rex who tried to eat me On the second day of Christmas Michael Crichton ga...
by Marla Warren
December 22nd, 2009, 11:00 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 33
Views: 4956

Re: What are you listening to?

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra

I've never seen them in concert, but I hope to someday.
by Marla Warren
December 22nd, 2009, 10:59 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Top 5 Favorite Christmas Albums?
Replies: 17
Views: 3326

Re: Top 5 Favorite Christmas Albums?

Trans-Siberian Orchestra - Christmas Eve and Other Stories

Trans-Siberian Orchestra - The Christmas Attic

Trans-Siberian Orchestra - The Lost Christmas Eve

Celtic Woman - A Christmas Celebration

The Three Tenors at Christmas
by Marla Warren
December 21st, 2009, 12:50 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Christmas fun
Replies: 4
Views: 1397

Re: Christmas fun

Here's a story of mine: The Story of Our Christmas Candle My mother was a school teacher and when I was about nine years old, the principal at Mom's school gave her and each of the other teachers a beautiful artificial candle. It was about two feet high and made from multicolored foil, green foil fo...
by Marla Warren
December 20th, 2009, 1:00 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Christmas fun
Replies: 4
Views: 1397

Christmas fun

Post some fun, humorous, or just plain enjoyable links, thoughts and memories about the holidays! Here is some Cat Christmas fun: Video: Christmas Tree Kitty http://icanhascheezburger.com/2009/12/18/funny-pictures-video-christmas-tree-kitteh/ And that’s when he realized…. http://icanhascheezburger.c...