Monthly Archives: November 2010

My Book Picks for 2011 Challenges

I like to have a definite list of my challenges before they start.  If I have a list of exactly what I want to read, it’s harder to stray.  Plus, if I don’t make a list, I end up forgetting … Continue reading

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Weekend Reads: Shopping and Reading Challenges

Yay for Thanksgiving and awesome online sales 🙂 I hope you all had a great holiday (if you’re American, otherwise I hope you still had a great week!). I enjoyed Thanksgiving at my uncle’s house in Rochester. He is obsessed … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol Read-A-Long: Stave One

  The read-a-long at Sheery’s Place of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has begun.  I pretty much devoured Stave One, and I want to get this post up before I continue reading 🙂  To hear what others in the read-a-long … Continue reading

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When Life Gets in the Way

I know, I know.  I haven’t been around in ages.  I’ve been so busy with school stuff that I had literally NO blogging or reading time these last few weeks.  I was miserable.  And writing two very long term papers that … Continue reading

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Review: The Singing by Alison Croggon

Before I begin my review, let me first apologize (again!) for not being around the blogosphere much lately.  I’ve been packed with school work and other important things and haven’t gotten around to reading much, or writing reviews.  So while … Continue reading

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Literary Blog Hop-Most Difficult Literary Work You’ve Read

The girls over at The Blue Bookcase came up with this fantastic new blog hop for blogs that primarily read and review literary books or discuss literary things.  If you would like to participate or visit other blogs on the … Continue reading

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2010 Green Books Campaign-Because All Is Not Lost: Verse on Grief

So first of all, go check out ecolibris.net because they support a super awesome cause.  I’m a total treehugger and often feel guilty about the number of books I own.  Those were once trees.  Beautiful, big, old-growth trees.  This campaign … Continue reading

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