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August ALREADY!

The summer is speeding by.  It is August already and I’m keeping up with my #20booksofsummer challenge.  At present I’m reading number 13 of 20:  “The Beauty of the End” by Debbie Howells.  I received it from NetGalley when Kensington … Continue reading

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The top of my TBR pile… (or, laments of a book blogger)

I’ve read 27 novels since January 1st, 2016 – so… I’m on track for my target of 100 books this year.  I’ve read some excellent novels – and some that didn’t live up to the hype. Now, with various new … Continue reading

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Love of reading

Yes…. February is love of reading month.  Also my birthday month so I look at it as a sort of personal tribute to my favorite hobby.  As an only child I learned early on that reading is the most enjoyable … Continue reading

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“The readers of Broken Wheel recommend” by Katarina Bivald (Official Blog Tour)

Today, in the age of social media and instant communication, letter writing has become antiquated and uncommon.  Not that many years ago however it was the norm and many people had ‘pen-pals’, myself included. This novel is about two women, … Continue reading

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Most anticipated titles of 2016

I have committed to reading and reviewing a LOT of fiction titles in 2016 via NetGalley, Edelweiss, and TLC Book Tours. Of the ones I’ve agreed to review – here are 10 of the titles that I am MOST looking forward to! … Continue reading

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Book or eReader… my preferences

Although I have literally thousands of hardcover books at home (books do furnish a room – the quote is correct) – I MUCH prefer reading on my Kindle Paperwhite. My reasons are thus: 1.  I can read outdoors and in … Continue reading

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A difficult question rephrased

You’ve been asked it before.   The almost impossible question. “What is your favorite book?”  So many, to choose from. You just can’t answer. I attended my  monthly Whodunit Book Club meeting last evening and when asked a different way, the … Continue reading

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