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  Happy NATIONAL BOOK LOVERS DAY 2021! Happy Book Lovers Day! Although for some of us, that's every day. Whether you can curl up with a good book all day, can listen to a good book on your morning and evening commutes, plan to enjoy a good bedtime book with your kiddos, or plan to come home to a good book after a long day — celebrate National Book Lovers Day! 📚 I just found out it is National Book Lovers Day. How exciting  I love books. I love opening a book and smelling the pages and feeling the pages in my hand. Reading is a great way  To get lost from the real world for a while. Why would you read something you don’t love? Life is too short to read books you hate. When I walk into my public library the first place I got to is the books To find my next Adventure to go on And I always look forward to going home putting on my comfortable pajamas and start reading on my bed at my library I can check out 21 book that is a lot of reading but that is fine with me. Another Good Reason

Interviewing Author James Musgrave

Tell me about yourself?   I’m a retired college educator who began my Portia of the Pacific series while caring for my wife, Ellen, who was dying from Lewy Body Dementia. She was always a prolific reader, and she loved historical mysteries, so I began my series to entertain and read to her. Even when she couldn’t process the content any longer, she still smiled and nodded at me as I read to her, which gave me more inspiration to continue. 2.What are your favorite books to read?   I go back and forth in time. Hermann Hesse, Margaret Atwood, Rachel Kushner (her book  The Mars Room  is awesome), and Denis Johnson. Of course, I’m constantly reading other historical mystery authors, mainly to keep up with what they’re doing.   3. When did you decide you were going to write a book?   When I was teaching, and I was approached to write a non-fiction book on how to write for the “new” digital marketplace in the 1990s. Harcourt-Brace published it,  The Digital Scribe: A Writer’s Guide to Electro