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Fourteen Years of Blogging

Thanks for joining me in the space in the last fourteen years of blogging.
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What’s Happening Around Here….

A life and blog update and what going on around here.
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Books that Came My Way in July 2020

A roundup of all the books that were added to my shelves in July 2020 including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.
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Sorry for the Messiness – Thank Goodness it’s Fixed

UPDATE: Thankfully I have friends in high places and my new BFF Aric got me all taken care of. It must be something with Photobucket because I noticed several blogs had issues. I’m so thankful that it is fixed and my blog looks cleaner. This has only pushed me to move to WordPress, so that…
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9 Years of Blogging – Some of My Favorite Posts

I can’t believe I have been blogging for NINE YEARS. It’s like having a child…watching it grow over the years. There have been lots of changes and boy, can I see lots of growth in my writing over the years. My blog didn’t start out as a book blog, but one where I would share…
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An Aha! Moment for My Reading Life

After my post a few weeks ago where I was being real about my reading life (see HERE), I received emails from some of you offering support and nods of agreement. I even received some advice about how to plan out time to read and make it a priority which I really appreciated. Then yesterday…
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My Reading Life – Being Real

I have been blogging for nearly nine years now. I didn’t intend for my blog to focus mostly on reading, but that is how it has turned out. I’m glad that is the direction it has gone because it has lead me to meet people that I would have never met otherwise. It has directed…
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A Day in My Life

Today I’m linking up with Trish at Love, Laughter, and a Touch of Insanity for her A Day in the Life 2nd Annual Blogger Event. Numerous bloggers will all be sharing a Day in Our Lives on March 23, 2016. I think it will be a lot of fun to see how everyone spends their…
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Catching You Up on Life Around Here

Even though I haven’t been posting much on here, I have been keeping busy. I finished this book last week: I haven’t told you about it yet, because I read it for the Cedar Rapids Gazette. The author is an Iowan, near where I grew up.  So, I am doing a feature on her and…
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Review: Every Day Matters Planner By Dani DiPirro

EVERY DAY MATTERS 2015 DIARY By: Dani Dipirro – Positively Present Published: August 19, 2014 Publisher: Watkins Publishing Calendar/Planner I have been a fan of Dani’s for awhile and when she first started telling her readers that she had created a planner, I knew I was going to love it….and I do! This calendar offers…
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Wave
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took


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