Like many in Birmingham I went to the Joshilyn Jackson signing Between, Georgia, at the Alabama Booksmith, back in July. This was about three weeks before Jackson was ARRESTED on August 10th!!!
Was Jackson a criminal mastermind? Was Jackson really a raving madperson posing as a sunday school teaching soccer mom that writes books on the side to help ends meet?
Nope. Jackson’s crime was that her “papers were not in order”.
Sounds like something from a Hogan’s Heroes episode doesn’t it?
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Please keep books in the classroom. If kids don’t read books at school, they’re sure not going to read them at home.
You can read about the “experiment” over on this Reuters feed.
Penguin Books has started a blog. It’s about two weeks old and sports nine posts today. It’ll be interesting to see how a big house like that handles a “conversational maketing” outlet like blogging.
The JCLC now offers audio book downloads! All files download as MP3’s that you can put on your player or burn to cd (though there seems to be no Mac or iPod love). The Hoover Library has offered this for a while, but you had to live in Hoover to be allowed to use it.
I’m glad the JCLC is looking out for the rest of us!