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10 Things I’m Loving Right Now

10 Things I'm Loving Right Now in November 2020
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Books that Came My Way in April 2020

My monthly roundup of books that came my way in the last month. Books include fiction, nonfiction, historical fiction, and children's books.
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My Summer Reading List

Summer is here….even if the weather doesn’t make it feel like it. Of course we haven’t had the “official” first day of summer, but in our house, when school is over, summer begins. Today is our daughter’s last day of school. I’m still riding a charter bus across the country to Florida with the high…
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Bout of Books 24 Update and 2019 Reading Goals

  I spent last week participating in my 6th Bout of Books. See my initial post, HERE. Joining the Bout of Books Readathon is a great way to get back into the groove of reading every day after the crazy holiday season. Even if you don’t read every day it’s ok. This readathon has no…
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I’m Joining Bout of Books 24

Starting January 7, 2019, I’ll be participating in my 6th Bout of Books. It runs from Midnight on January 7, 2019, and ends at 11:59 PM on January 13, 2019.     Bout of Books is a low-key, no pressure way of getting readers to focus their spare time on reading. The official blurb from…
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Books as Gifts

Books make the best gifts. I may be a little biased, but I love giving books as gifts. I think they offer a personal connection. You are either saying, I loved this book and I think you will too. Or, I know you love cats, science, history, etc so I thought this would be a…
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Banned Books Week 2018

Today is the beginning of Banned Books Week. The purpose of this week is to bring together librarians, publishers, booksellers, authors, teachers, journalists, and readers to support the freedom of seeking and expressing ideas no matter how unpopular those ideas may be. The books that have been banned are books that have been asked to…
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Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – September Edition

I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really need…
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Books that Came My Way in August 2018

This is my monthly roundup of books that arrived on my shelves in August. I also share a bit of what’s been going on in our family’s lives as well. We have officially had two weeks of school. Patrick is all settled in at college and the homework has begun. We are already in the…
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Bout of Books 23 Wrap-Up

Well, per the usual, every time I participate in Bout of Books, my week doesn’t go as planned.  I ended up having the chance to go to my friend’s lake house for a girls’ weekend and I couldn’t pass up that chance. So I left Friday and never touched a book all weekend. All reading…
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