Tag Archives: Book reviews

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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Top Ten Tuesday: Desert Island Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl. In it, each week there’s a new topic in which each blogger picks books that fit into that category for them. This week, I positively love the topic. … Continue reading

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The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree by Shokoofeh Azar – a Book Review

Instead of counting objects and days and hours, if people would simply rub their palms together just once, and comprehend that mysterious skin to skin contact fully, their understanding of the world would be better. Or if just once they … Continue reading

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TBR Thursday – Episode 5: July 1, 2021

This week I haven’t actually added any books to my TBR, so I am still sitting at 497. That’s enough formalities, let’s get to it. Random number generator set to 497 and our first book is… 165 The Culling (The … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – May 12, 2021 – #wwwwednesday #bookishmemes

Welcome to a new week of WWW Wednesday! This is bookish meme is 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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Celebration of Milestones!

Today is a day that brought a fabulous surprise! I finally hit 100 Followers! And on the very same day I surpassed 500 Likes. So thank you, dear readers, for taking the time to share some love for my little … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – April 21, 2021 – #wwwwednesday #bookishmemes

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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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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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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