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Chris bookarama
Reads and reviews classics, mystery, literary fiction, and horror.
Reads and reviews classics, mystery, literary fiction, and horror.

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I'm Doing It: 24 Hour Readathon
Yes, I'm going to read at least one book today! Considering I've only read 3 books this year . (I know!) That's a big deal. So the usual questions answered here: I'm in Nova Scotia, Canada. I'm looking forward to reading The Blank Wall by Elisabeth Sanaxy H...

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Hello, Friends!
At this point, I don't even know if I can call myself a blogger let alone a book blogger. But here I am blogging today. I haven't read a book in over a month. Not even an audiobook. I just can't get into it. I want to but I feel like I don't have the brain ...

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Two Quick Reviews: Time Travel in the Bardo
Hello again friends! It's been a while. I kinda forgot I had a blog. I figured it was time to review two audiobooks I listened to ages ago. All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai . This one had an interesting premise, but in the end fell flat for me. Tom Barre...

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Quick Update
I'm still here! I've been doing a lot of other things: knitting, cross stitching, working, chauffeuring the kid around, watching Jane the Virgin. Even reading. But no blogging. I have listened to Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. What an experience! ...

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Welcome to My Nightmare: The Sleepwalker (audio)
Sleepwalking as a concept terrifies me. The thought of walking around unconscious to what is happening in the real world is right up there in irrational fears for me. That total loss of control of your body to your sleeping brain... ugh, no. Sleepwalking: n...

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Lolly Willowes: She Just Wants To Be Alone
One doesn’t become a witch to run around being harmful, or to run around being helpful either, a district visitor on a broomstick. It’s to escape all that - to have a life of one’s own, not an existence doled out to by others Laura Willowes has lived her en...

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Family Dramarama in They Were Sisters by Dorothy Whipple
For my hygge reading, I picked They Were Sisters during the holiday season. I adore Dorothy Whipple's writing style. She wrote about the struggles of middle class English women in the earlier half of the 20th Century. She really gets into some serious issue...

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Let's Talk About Stats, Baby!
It's the sexiest time of the year. The time of year when everyone is talking about their staaaaaaaaats! So hot. In total, I read 48 books last year. This is how it breaks down. 38 women authors  9 by POC authors 22 books were on audio 9 non-fiction (5 were ...

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Talking As Fast As I Can- On Audio
It's no coincidence that Lauren Graham released her new memoirs, Talking As Fast As I Can , just four days after the revival of Gilmore Girls hit Netflix*. Her book is the perfect accompaniment to the new series as she spends a good part of the book discuss...

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Wow! Ten Years! Can You Believe It?
Yes, I started this blog 10 years ago today . I know I haven't been blogging regularly lately, but 10 years is a big deal, I had to say something about it. I had no idea where blogging would lead me. It's been a bumpy ride! At that time, I needed something ...
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