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Current Read: Knitlandia by Clara Parkes
"Knitting aficionado and notable artisan Clara Parkes delves into her storied travels with this inspiring and witty memoir on a creative life enriched by her adventures around the world. " I may not be knitting, but I am reading about knitting. Close enough...
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The Martian by Andy Weir
The Martian by Andy Weir An unfortunate and unforeseen event causes Mark Watney to be left behind on Mars. He has to figure out a way to survive for as long as possible with the limited supplies left behind. Will he be able to make it until the next Mars mi...
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It's You by Jane Porter
It's You by Jane Porter 336 pages, paperback Published June 2015, Berkeley Source: Netgalley After the suicide of her fiancé, Ali leaves New Mexico for a long visit with her father in Napa. In the three weeks she is there she makes new friends and learns ab...
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Books Read in 2015
Happy New Year! I know, I am very late with this. But better late than never, right? Here are the books I read in 2015. January 1.  Greens 24/7   by Jessica Nadel* 2.  The Magician's Lie  by Greer Macallister* 3.  My Father's Wives  by Mike Greenberg* 4.  T...
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Curio by Evangeline Denmark
Curio by Evangeline Denmark 432 pages, Hardcover Publishing Date: January 2015, Blink Source: NetGalley, provided by publisher for review Grey and her family are different and it is being noticed. They do not require the chemists tonic to help them digest f...
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Current Read: Curio by Evangeline Denmark
"Movement flickered inside the case. She bent closer. It must've been a shadow."  page 1, Curio by Evangeline Denmark. (Advanced Reader Copy) Publication Date: January 5th, 2016 by Blink Look for my review on December 17th. Happy Reading! ________________...
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The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks
The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks 293 pages, Paperback First published August 1988, Harper Prism I really love the diversity of books we read in my book group. This was chosen by our lone male at the moment. Science Fiction is not a genre I usually read....
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2016 Reading Challenges
It has been awhile since I have thrown myself into a Reading Challenge. This year seems like a good time to do one, or two. Some bloggers have offered up many for me to choose from. I have chosen two. One to help diminish my TBR Pile and to travel the world...
It has been awhile since I have thrown myself into a Reading Challenge. This year seems like a good time to do one, or two. Some bloggers have offered up many for me to choose from. I have chosen two. One to help diminish my TBR Pile and to travel the world.
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I need something to knit
I have not knit one thing since before Christmas. I packed up my knitting into a bin before having guests over through the holidays and I have yet to pull it back out. I am not lacking in supplies. I have plenty of yarn- just need a pattern. Something that ...
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Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar
Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident by Donnie Eichar Very well presented description of events leading up to the hikers' disappearance, the initial search and investigation into their deaths and the author's own investigation. ...
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Charlie Brown Christmas Live!
I am so excited for this!  The San Francisco Symphony will be performing the music from A Charlie Brown Christmas and Jodi Benson (aka, The Little Mermaid) will be there for a Christmas sing-along! We are taking the little girl to this instead of Peter and ...
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Christmas Knitting
I thought I would do some Christmas knitting this year. Try and pump out some quick knit hats for some family and friends. The hubby thinks I can get six more knit before Christmas. We shall see. Going to be using the same pattern for all of them and just s...
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I am a stay at home mom of a preschooler. I am an avid reader and knitter. I also enjoy photography, music and arts of all kinds. 

If I am not sleeping, eating or taking care of the little girl, you will most likely find me with a book or needles in hand.
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I finally went and saw The Hunger Games this weekend. I was happily surprised. They did a great job of bringing such a great book to the scr

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