Monday, March 17, 2008

Celebrate the Author: March Links (Sorry It's Late)

First off, I'd like to apologize that I completely forgot to post this on March 15th. (Beware the ides of March). It just slipped my mind completely. To read the original post about the challenge, click here. You can read January's round up here. If you participated but your link isn't included, please let me know by commenting on that post. I'll be sure to add you in. You can read February's round up here. Again, let me know if I've missed your post.

It's time to celebrate March authors! Please leave a link in the comments OR leave a mini-review if you don't have a blog! I look forward to seeing what everyone has read.

Joy's review of Koala Lou by Mem Fox.

Debi's review of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax.

Writer2b's is celebrating Dr. Seuss as well.

Mo has read The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman.

Bookinhand has celebrated the birthday of Lois Lowry by reading Gathering Blue and The Giver.

Tara has celebrated with James Patterson's 1rst To Die.

BooksPlease has celebrated by reading some Robert Frost.

Laura has reviewed What is the What by Dave Eggers.

Kim has reviewed Turkey for Christmas by Marguerite de Angeli.

Kara has read Jayne Ann Krentz's White Lies.

gautami tripathy has reviewed Collected Stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Krin has read John Irving's The Fourth Hand.

Becky has read quite a few Dr. Seuss books including: The Sneetches and Other Stories, The Cat in the Hat and The Cat in the Hat Comes Back, Fox in Socks, The Butter Battle Book, and The Sleep Book.

Lynne has read The Miracle by Irving Wallace.

Callista has read a book about the author Dr. Suess, The Boy on Fairfield Street: How Ted Geisel became Dr. Seuss as well as two books by him, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins and My Many Colored Days


Joy 10:58 AM  

I celebrated Mem Fox's birthday by reading Koala Lou. My one sentence thought is here. :)

Debi 11:07 AM  

A few thoughts on Dr. Seuss, and The Lorax, here.

Thanks, Becky!

Anonymous,  1:06 PM  

Hi Becky,

Happy March! I celebrated Dr. Seuss too:

Tara @ Tales of a Book Addict 3:47 PM  

Hey! I read "1st to Die" by James Patterson

BooksPlease 3:23 PM  

I read some of Robert Frost's poems. See

Laura 5:40 AM  

I read What is the What by Dave Eggers:

Kim 6:03 PM  

A favorite author from days gone by, Marguerite de Angeli. My review is here--you will need to copy and paste as I don't know how to do links in comments sections!

Kara 8:33 PM  

I celebrated Jayne Ann Krentz and my review is here:

krin 8:00 PM  

A little late, but I read John Irving's The Fourth Hand in March. My review is here.

Anonymous,  9:08 AM  

I read THE MIRACLE by Irving Wallace. Here's the link to my review:

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