Monthly Archives: February 2015

Notes on Reading 2/24/15

3 words that describe my week: Used Book Sale!!  I bought these (plus a couple others for my twin sis): Currently reading: The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber.  Still reading A Rogue by Any Other Name by … Continue reading

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Review: Ms Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona

Here’s the description from Goodreads: Marvel Comics presents the new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City — until she’s suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who … Continue reading

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Review: The Invention of Murder by Judith Flanders

Here’s the description from Goodreads.com: Murder in the nineteenth century was rare. But murder as sensation and entertainment became ubiquitous, with cold-blooded killings transformed into novels, broadsides, ballads, opera, and melodrama—even into puppet shows and performing dog-acts. Detective fiction and … Continue reading

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Notes on Reading 2/15/15

As always, I do not have just one book that I’m currently reading.  Sometimes I want to be that person who reads one book at a time.  And then I try doing that and am too lazy to get up … Continue reading

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Some Good Beer and House Stuff

It was a LONG week.  I’m not exaggerating the slightest bit.  I love winter but it’s been super cold-so cold my dog can’t go outside for long walks like normal.  We’ve also gotten a lot of snow lately which I … Continue reading

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Notes on Reading 2/8/15

I’m starting to get back into my usual reading habits, which feels amazing because I feel like I’ve barely been able to read since before Christmas.  I normally have a few books going at a time but while we were … Continue reading

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Review: The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Here is the description from Goodreads: Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi’s best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi’s unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; … Continue reading

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