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bookworm

A popular term for an inveterate, voracious, indiscriminate or “addicted” book reader.
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"We were extremely pleased with both the generosity of the folks who donated and also the number of books that found new homes," says Bookworm co-owner Carl Rexroad.
However, there is a good amount of French, Russian, Spanish and Chinese books as well, making the store a truly "one-world destination" for bookworms. ( ANI )
Life in Egypt is hard for bookworms who must wait for the release day of that book they have been eyeing for almost a year, and then have to wait a few more weeks to actually get it in Egypt.
And bookworms are invited to bring their children so they can play games to create stories, poems or just listen.
Bookworms was founded in 2010 and had a small following, but volunteers now cater to children's parties, reading corners in malls, school programmes and private services for families in both Arabic and English.
The story is pitched perfectly with plenty of silliness and slapstick but also the odd literary joke from the brilliantly villainous Bookworm. So when my daughter wasn't jumping up and down with glee at Boo's antics, I was laughing out loud at some of the gags.
Slimy Bookworm is committed to improving literacy in children and cultivating lifelong Readers and to this end will be donating up to 20% of profits to fund literacy efforts in the inner cities of the US and oversees.
"We're leading our foray into the DSiWare market with Bookworm - a game loaded with deep, classic gameplay action that we believe raises the bar for what should be offered in Nintendo's online store," said Ed Allard, vice president of strategic development at PopCap.
Many "Bookworm Sez" clients are smaller newspapers, and the Wisconsin-based Schlichenmeyer said editors and readers at those publications appreciate an intelligent feature.
Bookworm Adventuresl This clever word game serves as a sequel to PopCap's 3-year-old hit, "Bookworm," but adds a lengthy story with plenty of humor, and cleverly folds in role-playing game (RPG) elements to keep you glued to your computer monitor.Gameplay involves a 4-by-4 grid of randomly placed letters and it's your job to create words out of them.
Scott Hudson experiences the typical triumphs and trials of a rather nerdy bookworm in his freshman year at a small town Pennsylvania high school.
Catherine Friend's hilarious memoir relates the tale of an "urban bookworm" moving out to the country to start a farm with her partner.