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Tanya Egan Gibson and
How to Buy a Love of Reading

Tanya Egan Gibson and
How to Buy a Love of Reading

When Tanya Egan Gibson was a high school English teacher, one of her students admitted that she had never read any book she liked. Instead the student spent her time daydreaming about her friends and their experiences shared during the day, imagining what might have been done differently. Although this was creative, Tanya loved books too much not to accept a challenge and vowed one day to write a book the girl would like. And, after ten years. that vow/idea…

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Guest Tanya Egan Gibson on Unknowable

Guest Tanya Egan Gibson on Unknowable

[How well do you know your friends? Do you know them as well as favorite fictional characters? In today’s guest post Tanya Egan Gibson (How to Buy a Love of Reading) reflects on how by reading and knowing characters, we’re motivated to close the human “gap” of getting to know and understand the truth of real-life people. ] Unknowable At the beginning of The Great Gatsby, Nick Carraway says he wishes for “no more riotous excursions with privileged glimpses into…

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The Revealing of Tanya Egan Gibson

The Revealing of Tanya Egan Gibson

Tanya Egan Gibson debuted with her first novel, How to Buy a Love of Reading, in May, 2009 to the following praise: “Brimming with literary allusions, commentary on the rich and famous, and the necessary ingredients for a successful novel, Gibson’s ingenious debut succeeds on many levels.” __Booklist The book was released in paperback late last month and here’s a brief synopsis: Literary references abound in Tanya Egan Gibson’s debut novel, How to Buy a Love of Reading. Filled with…

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