Author Archives: Patricia Burroughs

About Patricia Burroughs

Patricia Burroughs [aka Pooks, and yes, people really call her Pooks] is a fifth-generation Texan who loves books, football, dogs, movies, England, and traveling in her T@B camping trailer. She lives in Dallas, Texas with her high school sweetheart and believes in happily ever after, if you understand that it takes work, compromise, and sometimes just being too stubborn to quit. Visit her bookshelf at the BVC Ebookstore.

Beware the Unclean Books

I get it. I understand that it’s a dangerous world out there and some parents want to protect their kids from it as long as possible. I get that they want to share lists of books that don’t have sex, … Continue reading

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An Easter Egg Hunt in August?

Don’t ask me why, because I have no idea why. The heat? The phase of the moon? A lost bet? Nope. All I know is that I have hidden six Easter eggs in the Book View Café store. And I’m … Continue reading

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“Adders. Why did it have to be adders?” [or] Because Max Said So

This is the post I was going to write for Max Adams’ blog, but she wouldn’t let me because she said she doesn’t do snakes. There is irony, here, people. Irony. You see, a few years back before the turn … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday 2-11-2015

It’s WWW Wednesday. This meme is from shouldbereading. • What did you recently finish reading? Recently I read two books by BVC authors whose work I’d never read before, and both books were eye-openers and great reads. I went into … Continue reading

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Writing to the Music

Ah, the music. The music that fuels the fugue state when I’m writing. Never has music been more important to my writing process than now, because music is a magical gift, a power and a weapon. So of course, I … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday 12-3-2014

BVC members have picked up this meme from shouldbereading: To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think you’ll read next? … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – 9-10-2014

WWW Wednesday. This meme is from shouldbereading, and is cross-posted at planetpooks. To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – March 12, 2014

WWW Wednesday. This meme is from shouldbereading.   To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think you’ll read next?   … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday 1-08-14

WWW Wednesday. This meme is from shouldbereading. To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think you’ll read next? • What … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday 12-04-2013

WWW Wednesday. This meme is from shouldbereading.   To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think you’ll read next?   … Continue reading

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