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Month in Review: August 2016
Month in Review: August 2016 So, I'm back. Summer was summery. The kids
fought too much, and I am delighted to have them back in school. I read an astonishing 24 books in August,
although at least one of them was very short. After a summer reading adult
boo...

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Review: The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud
The Woman Upstairs Claire Messud A. A. Knopf 2013 First lines: "How angry am I? You don't want to know. Nobody wants to know about that ." The next paragraph is actually pretty freaking brilliant and sets the tone for the book really well. The Woman Upstair...

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It's Monday, May 16th! What Are You Reading?
It is a new week and time for the weekly Monday post. "It's Monday! What Are You Reading?" is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date that gives bloggers a chance to share what they have been reading and what they plan to read next. Here is what I ...

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Thursday Thoughts, May 12th - Diversity
First, I stole this topic from Armchair BEA . Although I am not a participant this year, I am following along. Yesterday ABEA asked people to introduce themselves, then talk about diversity. Diversity is pretty important to me. I have a spreadsheet where I ...

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It's Monday, May 9th! What Are You Reading?
It is another new week and time for the weekly Monday post. "It's Monday! What Are You Reading?" is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date, where bloggers share what they have been reading and what they plan to read in the next week. I can't belie...

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It's Monday, May 2nd! What Are You Reading?
It's a new week and time for the weekly Monday post! "It's Monday! What Are You Reading?" is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date . It gives bloggers a chance to share with they have been reading and what they plan to read next. It's a new month...

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(Tri-) Weekly Review, Saturday, April 30th
Wow! I have been putting off my weekly reviews for almost 3 weeks now, which means that I have 20 books to cover. It also means that since April 10th I have finished a book a day, which seems crazy. Tomorrow is the last day of April, and before I can summar...

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Thursday Thoughts on Friday, April 29th - The List
On March 15, I participated in my first Top Ten Tuesday of 2016. It was "Top Ten Books on Your Spring TBR" and while I focused on new books on my list, I made a separate list on a notecard of authors whose backlist I wanted to read. It started as 10 authors...

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Library Love, Wednesday, April 27th
It's been a couple weeks since I posted a library update. I try to keep all of my library books on one shelf. At the time of my last writing, I had one shelf plus another 8-10 books that had to be stacked in front. Recognizing that things had gotten a littl...

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It's Monday, April 25th! What Are You Reading?
It's a new week and time for the weekly Monday post! "It's Monday! What Are You Reading?" is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date . It gives bloggers a chance to share what they've been reading and what they plan to read next.  Gosh, another Mon...
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