Saturday, June 30, 2007

Five Reasons

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! ~ Ted Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

Five Reasons The Best Writers Come From Willie Wonka's Chocolate Factory:

1. They can settle their nerves by chewing on the everlasting gobstobber constantly.

2. Chocolate rivers.

3. No need to worry about stopping mid-chapter for house cleaning or other menial jobs -- they have the Oompa-Loopahs.

4. Don't need to stop for dinner, just chew that gum with a five-course meal (though they probably should spit it out before dessert).

5. Whenever they need inspiration, they can take the boat or the glass elevator for some amazing ideas.




Tied to the Tracks
by Rosina Lippi. July 3, 2007. ISBN: 0425215326

"[This] is a hilarious, smart, sexy novel with a heart of gold." -- Susan Wiggs

"[Lippi] turns her buoyant creative talents to the romantic comedy genre with an effervescent tale of a trio of offbeat Yankee filmmakers plunked down deep in the heart of Dixie." -- Booklist

Read an excerpt. (Adobe Reader required)| Watch the book trailer

You can find Tied to the Tracks at Amazon , Barnes & Nobel, Borders, Powells, or at your local independent bookseller.

This meme has been entered in the Tied to the Tracks contest, originating on Rosina Lippi's Storytelling2 weblog. If you'd like to enter the BUCKS & BOOKS meme contest, get the rules here.



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Have you checked out the recent reviews on LASR? There are some good 'uns!

Happy Weekend!

6 comments:

Judy Thomas said...

I think yours is the best yet! Good luck!!!

Melissa said...

Oh, I want to live at Willie Wonka's!

Dru said...

I liked the original Chocolate Factory with Gene Wilder.

I've been reading your reviews and so far I found a couple of books that I've added to my book list.

Marty said...

I have never seen Willie Wonka...either movie.

groovyoldlady said...

Willie Wonka RULES!

Gene Wilder was absolutely amazing in that movie. It is on my top, um, oh...20 list. Yeah, 20!

Rosina said...

I like your meme very much.

We have a lot in common. I have two dogs I adore, and then there's chocolate. A question. You've got a link to the quiz: What kind of chocolate are you?

My reply: What kind of chocolate am I not?