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  • NTodd, my blog mentor going back to the early days (2003), and his best-beloved Ericka are having a bit of a scare with their soon-to-arrive son.

    Help a Friend

  • All of our best-beloved first editions are former denizens of Elliott Bay's shelves, and some of our favorite author stories (the THINGS WE COULD TELL YOU about that SLEAZY ASSHAT William T. Vollmann, Author-friends!) come from our brief stint as a bookseller and events staffperson there, where we palled around with the likes of before-they-were-famous Zadie Smith and Michael Chabon, and one time got to bring Margaret Atwood a glass of water.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Sometimes your wild brilliant best-beloved ideas are also the ones that completely, totally FAIL.

    Rachel Zoe Wants to Help You Write A Novel

  • Ms. Lambert has helped save some of Montreal's best-beloved neighborhoods and buildings, including the one we're sitting in.

    Joan of Architecture Speaks

  • She always came back with a dead, or at least partially dead, offering of a mouse or lizard that she would leave for her best-beloved, my brother Nhamu.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned from the Cat

  • Woe is me! my efforts are baffled; I am disappointed in my hope, anxious as I was to get my wife out of sight; foiled at every point, I form my plots and subtle schemes against my best-beloved.

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • Do I also get to list my five best-beloved fantasies?

    SFSignal Reader Challenge #1 - Your Top SF Books

  • But many of the best-beloved children's book illustrators and authors of the 20th century populate the Golden story -- Margaret Wise Brown, Garth Williams, Richard Scarry, Gustaf Tenggren, Eloise Wilkins and others -- and the vivid reproductions of Golden illustrations here are superb, with each page yielding more nostalgic pleasure than the one before.

    Beyond Fairy Tales

  • And why, were I even to be sure, at last, of succeeding by means of your kind partiality to me, should I wish to make the best-beloved of my soul unhappy; since mutual must be our happiness, or misery for life the consequence to both?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Be comforted; be not dejected; do not despond, my dearest and best-beloved friend.

    Clarissa Harlowe

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