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Reading Away the Weekend: Sept. 20-21

When it comes to my reading challenge this week (135/180) I haven’t been doing very well. After finishing Vampires of Manhattan on Sunday, I’ve been rereading books I read last year (the problem with starting series when the final book comes out this year). 153 more words

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Review: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness starts out in a library!  The main character drinks copious amounts of tea, does yoga, is an historian, and seems to have agency!  658 more words

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R.I.P. to the Books I've never finished

I would describe myself as one of those people that must finish a book. Once it starts, it must have an end. But every long once in a while I start a book that I find repugnant or just plain boring, and for the life of me, I just canNOT finish it. 784 more words

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A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Harkness, Deborah. A Discovery of Witches. New York: Recorded Books LLC, 2011. MP3.

Genre: science fantasy (my own designation to differentiate from science fiction and high fantasy) 438 more words

Annotating Is A Good Habit

"A Discovery of Witches" by Deborah Harkness - entertaining fantasy

“A Discovery Of Witches” has a strong sense of place and how people live in them, even though the places are disparate – academic life in Oxford, long-established aristocracy in a Château in rural France, an old Family home in Madison New York. 746 more words

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What I'm Reading Monday #2

Currently Reading: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness, my book club’s pick for September, and The Hobbit and Philosophy to give my brain something more intelligent and satisfying.  116 more words

A Discovery Of Witches

What the heck happened to LilaJune. (And of course BOOKS!)

Hello, hello bloggers and bookworms alike!

I feel a little guilty for falling off the face of the blog world and failing in my duties as a consistent blogger and more importantly (to me at least) an active and supportive blog friend to some of the amazing blogs I follow! 1,056 more words

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