Monthly Archives: November 2013

Let Thankfully Reading Weekend Begin!

Tomorrow is the start of Thankfully Reading Weekend, hosted by Jenn.  I’ll probably post my reading updates sporadically on Twitter, with the hashtag #thankfulreading. My goal for this weekend is simple: to devote most of my time to reading French books, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Things I’m Thankful For

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the ladies at The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic, with Thanksgiving just a few days away, is: things I’m thankful for.  I’ve decided to do a bookish take on this, since otherwise … Continue reading

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Shopping Indie: Burlington, VT-The Vacation Edition!

Shopping Indie is a sporadic feature on my blog.  Once in a while if I’ve gotten the chance to check out a new to me independent book store, I’ll give it a shout out here.  This, my friends, is a … Continue reading

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Review: Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Coraline is the story of a girl who has just recently moved into a new house with her parents.  When she finds a door that leads to what looks like her exact same house, she enters the world of her … Continue reading

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Review: Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

Here is what it’s about, from the back of the book:Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future.  Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Recommend to my Mom

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic: books I’d recommend to X person.  I’m choosing my mother. My mom is a huge reader, and probably a major reason why my sisters and I … Continue reading

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Thankfully Reading Weekend

Jenn over at Jenn’s Bookshelves is once again hosting Thankfully Reading Weekend, which will take place Thanksgiving weekend, and basically just be a nice laid-back weekend of reading with no rules.  I am desperate for a weekend of just reading!  … Continue reading

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The Classics Spin!

This will be first ever time participating in the Classics Spin.  I decided to finally sign up for the Classics Club just over 2 months ago as a way to motivate myself to get back into reading classics, especially those … Continue reading

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Review: Hild by Nicola Griffith

  Here is the book’s premise, taken from Amazon: “A brilliant, lush, sweeping historical novel about the rise of the most powerful woman of the Middle Ages: Hild Hild is born into a world in transition. In seventh-century Britain, small … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Sequels I Can’t Wait to Get My Hands On

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the ladies over at The Broke and the Bookish.  This week’s topic is: sequels I can’t wait to get my hands on. The problem with that, is I don’t think I read that many … Continue reading

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