The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,300 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people.
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Books on display at the annual Paris Book Fair, March 14, 2008. Photograph by Charles Platiau — Reuters
A huge amount of appreciation goes to Ryan for tweeting this article from Fortune Editors. Personally, I think I’ve added 19 TBRs to my list. (One of their picks already made my TBR shelf!) Click on the link Fortune’s 20 favorite books of 2014 to view and read. How well did Fortune do? I look forward to your comments!
Pied Piper Window | Armstrong Browning Library
A special thanks to friend and featured reader Ryan for sharing this video about my old coal mine – Armstrong Browning Library. This video was produced in November 2014 by C-SPAN. Click here to see and hear from Director Rita Patteson speak of married poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
The Heart Has Its Reasons by María Dueñas | Goodreads
I saw this book while I was skulking around Netgally earlier this year. The author, subject, and yes, the cover, drew my interest.
Illustrations by Jon McNaught
Thanks, Freeman Bookstore, for sharing this article. This will be an upcoming subject in the Top Ten Tuesdays. Visit NYTimes and please share what you think were the most notable books of 2014.