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Reading Challenge Update – #52Books52Weeks #ReadingChallenge

It’s about time to reassess my progress on my 52 books reading challenge, hosted by Rachael over at The Booklist Queen. So far I’m really enjoying this reading challenge, but at this point it’s still easy to squeeze the books … Continue reading

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Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi – Book Review

Oh my, this review is bound to be a bit different. I’m also not planning to spend a whole lot of time on this one. Lately I feel like I’ve read a lot of great books. And, by nature, I’m … Continue reading

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Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende – A Book Review

In 2020, I felt like I saw Isabel Allende popping up everywhere. She stays relevant by having a presence in pop culture, making guest appearances in major television shows like Jane the Virgin, in which she confronted her own real … Continue reading

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The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner – Book Review

At first glance, I could tell this book was right up my alley. Badass women, trips down deep back corridors of the darkened streets of historic London, and a bit of a mystery to sweeten the pot. As for the … Continue reading

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Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut – A Book Review

I’ve always loved classics, but I gravitate more toward 19th century British lit, and authors like Vonnegut often have been relegated to the “I know I should read it and I’ll get to it eventually” pile. We all have one … Continue reading

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Reading Challenge Update – #52Books52Weeks

I’ve been doing a much better job this month at actually getting some books checked off my list, so I thought I’d take a bit of a break in my review writing to do a little checkup on my 52 … Continue reading

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Anxious People by Fredrik Backman – A Book Review

If you could sum this book up in one line, it would probably be: Idiots are people too. As usual, Backman presents us with startling truths in a way that also brings a smile to our faces. His writing is … Continue reading

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The Code of the Hills: An Ozarks Mystery by Nancy Allen- Book Review

*Trigger Warning: This book review contains talk of very difficult subject matters that might be upsetting for some readers. I’m also going to say some potentially controversial things about religion, so reader beware.* If ever there were a person qualified … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – March 17, 2021 #bookishmemes #wwwwednesday

Welcome to a new week of WWW Wednesday. This is a meme now hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. In it, we answer three questions and leave a link in the comments sharing our own posts … Continue reading

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The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson – Book Review

I have yet to do an update for my reading challenge, which is on my To-Do list, but my To-Do list is about a mile long so some things have gotten pushed aside. That being said, I have managed to … Continue reading

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