I Want More Spanish Books Everywhere

You all know I love reading, and that I just graduated with a degree in Spanish.  I posted here (before my impromptu graduating-and-moving blogging break) about how I'm planning on keeping up my Spanish skills.  One of the biggest ways I'll be doing that is by reading in Spanish, so every time I go to a …

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Spanish: More Than a Language

Since I first mentioned my Spanish capstone project on this blog, it's changed a bit.  Not drastically -- my overall focus is still immigration, and I'm still reading a lot of books.  But even though I'm still fine-tuning my thesis statement, I've already learned something valuable. For background: I'm white.  I grew up in a …

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Book Review: The Illustrated Book of Sayings by Ella Frances Sanders

Goodreads Description Ella Frances Sanders's first book, Lost in Translation, captured the imagination of readers with its charmingly illustrated words that have no direct English translation. Now, the New York Times-bestselling author is back with an illustrated collection that addresses the nuances of language in the form of sayings from around the world. From the …

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Spanish and American Girl (or, How My Spanish Obsession Began)

It's no secret that I've always loved to read.  You don't have to know me for very long before my love of books comes out. What isn't as obvious is how many of my other passions stem from books -- almost all of them, actually. Spanish was the among the first.  When I was a …

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