Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Teaser Tuesday



Her heart leaped and abruptly she turned as the door swung open and Lennox entered. His face, set already to an unusual severity -- it was not the expression with which he entered her house -- soured further at the sight of her; pushing back his hat from his brow, he immediately exclaimed: "You've turned up!" 
-- Three Loves by A. J. Cronin

This is the first A. J. Cronin novel I have read and I feel like I have discovered a lost continent of books available for me to explore.

Cronin was a prolific mid-century author who wrote more than 20 novels, many which were made into movies or television shows.

Judging from this book,it is easy to see why Cronin was so popular. The book is fairly long -- over 550 pages -- but moves right along with plenty of action, plot, and conflict among the characters. It is an easy pick for the Chunkster Challenge. 

Three Loves is his second novel, but the earliest-published of the set I have. I found this matching set at a library book store. I am hoping that there are other volumes that match this edition. But whether I can find matching editions or not, I plan to read many more of Cronin's novels.


But what is really teasing me today is this blog question. Please help!


Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading, where you can find the official rules for this weekly event.



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Blog Question


I need some blog help!

When I switched to my own blog address, everything transferred except my blog roll. I had been meaning to update it and change it anyway, so I haven't rebuilt it at is was.

I want to replace it with a rolling blog roll -- the kind that takes up very little room, but continuously rolls through all the blogs on my list.

I've seen these on other blogs, but now that I want to add one, I can't find any examples.

Does anyone know how to add this widget?

I particularly want "rolling" not "scrolling." I have found the instructions for adding a "scrolling" blog roll -- which is kind of like what I want but requires the viewer to use a mouse to pull down the gray box on the right side to move through the list (I can't describe it well). I want the kind that is always moving on its own.


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