Wednesday, January 1, 2014

First Book of the Year 2014

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53 comments:

  1. What "cool" photos. ENJOY your book.

    I haven't read The Grapes of Wrath since high school. :)

    Happy New Year!!


    Stop by my blog tomorrow for an international giveaway of Jubilee's Journey.

    Elizabeth
    Silver’s Reviews
    My First Book of The Year

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  2. The Grapes of Wrath is a fantastic book, very sad, though! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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  3. Ah The Grapes of Wrath!! It's a book that I've been meaning to read for years. Maybe 2014 will be the year. Happy New Year!

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  4. I had a hard time posting the MOV photos. Proud to say that I was able to convert them to GIFs. Happy day!

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  5. I'm ninety pages in and it's just as wonderful as I remember.

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  6. I loved this book and hope to reread it soon...Enjoy! Love your photos....Happy New Year!

    Here's MY FIRST BOOK OF THE YEAR POST

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  7. I haven't read that one yet but good job picking a classic for first book! Happy New Year!
    My First Book of 2014

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  8. I haven't read The Grapes of Wrath for years but remember how powerful the book was. Happy New Year and happy reading! I added my first book post to Sheila's Linky.

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  9. The Grapes of Wrath is making you spin. Cute. Enjoy!
    Harvee
    Book Dilettante
    First Book of the Year

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  10. I love Grapes of Wrath. My first book this year is The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schnieder.

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  11. It's been a few years since I've reread this one! Enjoy. Happy New Year.

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  12. I love what you did with your picture! How fun! I hope you enjoy your first book :)

    Here's my post:

    http://collettaskitchensink.blogspot.com/2014/01/first-book-of-year-2014.html

    Colletta

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  13. Somehow I have never read that book! Hope its fantastic :)

    Happy 2014 - may it be filled with fantastic reads!!

    The Brunette Librarian's 1st book of 2014

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  14. What an interesting choice and great pictures! Happy New Year.

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  15. What a fun way to post the first book of the year. You are so creative to start off 2014. I've never read TGOW, Enjoy.

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  16. Love, love, love the pictures! John Steinbeck is a fine way to start your year.

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  17. Great photos!

    Hope you enjoy the book!

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  18. Love the photos! You need a good techno beat as accompaniment. With The Grapes of Wrath. ;)

    Happy New Year!

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  19. Maybe I'll learn how to do that this year.

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  20. Grapes of Wrath is one of those books I faked reading in High School and promised myself I would actually get to. Someday...

    Enjoy!

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  21. I love all of those pictures! I've never read The Grapes of Wrath. I switched to Honors classes my junior year and they read it the year before. I'm going to have get to this eventually. I feel out of the loop.

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  22. Steinbeck is one of my favorite authors. I used to teach The Pearl to my English students. Enjoy your first read of the year!

    Cynthia
    The Things You Can Read
    www.thethingsyoucanread.blogspot.com

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  23. Excellent book choice but you get extra points for your animated images.

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  24. I remember reading this in high school...hope you are enjoying it!

    Happy New Year!!!

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  25. Your pictures are soooo fun! Happy New Year!

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  26. Interesting choice! I hope you like it more than I did. :)

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  27. Oh my gosh, those pictures are cracking me up! I hope you are enjoying your first read!

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  28. The pictures seem to capture some of the transporting quality of the reading experience, I think!

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  29. This is one of those books I've been meaning to read for years!!! Enjoy!

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  30. I read that in high school and should probably spend time reading it again. I'm sure I'd get something different out of it these days.

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  31. I loved it in high school. I love it now. But it is a much richer read this time.

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  32. Wow. What special effects! I finished reading Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver on Jan. 1st. It took me a month to read.

    Thanks for stopping by on my Top Ten Tuesday.

    Happy New Year.

    Anne's Saturday Snapshots

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  33. Woo hoo, those pictures are soooo clever! However did you do them? Thank you for visiting my blog.

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  34. I'm ashamed to admit this, but I've never read the Grapes of Wrath. sigh! Maybe I'll get to it this year!

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  35. Is the app Photofunia?

    If so, which choices are they?

    THANKS.

    Elizabeth

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  36. No need for shame, Melinda. Well worth reading, in any case.

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  37. That's a great first book of the year! And fun pics too... happy Saturday!

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  38. I've been wanting to read this book, but haven't yet.

    I hope you enjoy it!

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  39. I haven't read it either. Very clever photo trickery Deb.

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  40. I haven't read it either. Very clever photo trickery Deb.

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  41. It gives me a surreal 60's-ish feeling to look at these photos.

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  42. LOL! Fun shots and a classic book, to boot!

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  43. How did you do that?!!

    Thanks for sharing!! Have a great 2014!

    Here is my snapshot post.

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  44. It was a little tricky. First I saved the little photos as videos at YouTube. Then I used a free conversion tool on the Web to change them to .GIF files.

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  45. Fun camera tricks! What a great way to celebrate the first book of the new year!

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