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Reading Challenge Update – November 1, 2021

With two months left to go, here’s where I stand on the challenge. While I do need to make sure I’m choosing books that fit into categories, I am sitting at a pretty good place. Without further ado, here’s my … Continue reading

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UnF*ck Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Life by Gary John Bishop – A Book Review

I read this super short book in an afternoon on audio while I cleaned my house. Which is, interestingly enough, something I often need someone screaming motivational phrases in my ear in order to accomplish. How very appropriate was this … Continue reading

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The Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria Russell – a Book Review

No matter your taste in books, I could probably recommend a Mary Doria Russell book to you that you would love. The Sparrow is my favorite science fiction book, but this badass woman with the fiercest intellect around can write … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – October 27, 2021

Welcome to another week of WWW Wednesday, in which I do have more progress to report but I am still wildly behind on reviews. Life has been really hectic lately and, admittedly, the stress of everything has been getting to … Continue reading

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How do you handle the irate commenter?

So I just had a thing happen. It was the first time on one of my book reviews I received a really scathing, insulting and utterly hateful comment. This was a long comment, one the reader really put some thought … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – October 20, 2021

Oh my! I missed more than a week! Yikes! And I still have two of my reviews to write. It’s been a difficult month for me, but I’m slowly getting back into things. WWW Wednesday is a weekly series hosted … Continue reading

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The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris – a Book Review

If you are a lover of historical fiction, commit the name Nathan Harris to memory, because you will be hearing from him again. Harris is an alumnus of the Michener Center for Writers out of The University of Texas at … Continue reading

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A Promised Land by Barack Obama – a Book Review

A Promised Land is the Presidential memoir of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. Obama was a positively historic President for the US, as he was the first black President to serve as commander in chief in … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life and Death by Belinda Bauer – a Book Review

Oh my. Get ready for a deluge of book reviews. I haven’t posted much lately and have had an onslaught of sickness travel through my house so my blogging productivity took a nosedive. I will spend this next week trying … Continue reading

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Reading Challenge Update – Oct 1, 2021

Oops! I usually try to post my reading challenge updates at the end of the month and I dropped the ball yesterday. I’m really pleased with the progress I’ve made on the reading challenge, and I currently have two categories … Continue reading

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