Lord of the Libraries

Several staff members have been telling me all day that I have to read Mel Odom’s “Lord of the Libraries(Lord of the Libraries)”:http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0765307243/libraryplanetcom/ref=nosim/. And since it is “sitting on my desk(Lord of the Libraries)”:http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelkpate/30996681/ right now, I was going to check it out. But I found out it was third …

Amazon Author Hall

For their 10th Anniversary, Amazon has created a list of “Hall of Fame Authors(Hall of Fame Authors)”:http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/14110551/002-3632981-9752831. It is a very eclectic group ranging from many famous fiction authors to many non-fiction who are probably best known by their works rather than by name recognition.

Waiting on Potter

With “security growing tighter(Everyone’s quiet about ‘Harry’)”:http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050703/ENT/507030313/1025 and “lines growing longer(‘Harry Potter’ works his magic as a library draw)”:http://www.timesunion.com/aspstories/story.asp?storyID=376378 in antipation of the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, many libraries are doing special events and displays. This is our “modest contribution(Harry Potter Display)”:http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelkpate/23795689/.

Penguin Classics Library

Getting started late on your summer reading? Just get a set of the “Penguin Classics Library Complete Collection(Penguin Classics Library Complete Collection)”:http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0147502683/libraryplanetcom/ref=nosim/ and I am sure you will always have a book handy. Just “one click(Clicking for the Classics)”:http://online.wsj.com/public/article/0,,SB111921715006463546-S0zI_EVookezthz8VC7m_WXjOAo_20060627,00.html?mod=blogs and this can all yours.

Enter the Sith

Remember the complaints about how “Matrix: Reloaded(Matrix: Reloaded)”:http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000AXE8I/libraryplanetcom/ref=nosim didn’t make a lot of sense to those who hadn’t seen the “Animatrix(Animatrix)”:http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00008LDPU/libraryplanetcom/ref=nosim and played “Enter the Matrix(Enter the Matrix)”:http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00007M5DZ/libraryplanetcom/ref=nosim? Apparently, to full appreciate Revenge of the Sith, you need to watch the “Clone Wars(Clone Wars)”:http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0006Z2LMO/libraryplanetcom/ref=nosim and then read “Labyrinth of Evil(Labyrinth …

Frank Gorshin

I got to meet “Frank Gorshin(Frank Gorshin)”:http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Hills/7537/Riddler.htm a few years ago at an autograph signing in Orlando. That was extremely cool. Not only was he, of course, the Riddler but he also was featured in “Let That Be Your Last Battlefield(Let That Be Your Last Battlefield)”:http://www.tvtome.com/tvtome/servlet/GuidePageServlet/showid-633/epid-24953, one of the best …

Ginormous and Other Words

bq.He also spotted “a number of Harry Potterisms” among the entries. “We will have to see about those,” he said. – “Ginormous Tops Non-Dictionary Word List(Ginormous Tops Non-Dictionary Word List)”:http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0517Words17-ON.html Unfortunately, they don’t list any examples at “Merriam-Webster Asks: What’s Your Favorite Word That’s Not in the Dictionary?(Merriam-Webster Asks: What’s …