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101 Books to read before you die.

As I mentioned before in my post B is for Books, I am doing a book challenge. The challenge is to read particular 101 titles of critically acclaimed classics and modern literature. 774 more words


March: So many great books, downright MADNESS

I feel like I really hit my stride in March. I was a little nervous because I knew I had to read an extra book to make up for falling short of my quota in February, but my picks this month were so good, I just inhaled them. 3,242 more words


100 Books In A Month Challenge

A few days ago I came across an inspirational post over at My Story My Song. Paige tells us about a reading challenge that she set for her class. 297 more words

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Book #40: The Wine Of Solitude - Irene Nemirovsky

My Mum left this book for me after her recent visit, and I wasn’t entirely sure it would be my cup of tea.


Imbued with melancholy, and regret, this beautifully written book explores the troubled relationship between a young girl (Hélène ), her distant, self-absorbed mother, her affectionate yet absent father, and her mother’s lover, Max. 157 more words

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Really, whose idea was February?

People love to hate on February. “The longest shortest month!” they say,  wishing to see the back end of it as quickly as possible. If you live in the northern climes, it can feel interminable, … 2,368 more words


January: So far, so good

I did it. I read eight books in January. Starting this quest, I figured that if I could meet my monthly goal during what is arguably the busiest month of my year (with research papers and semester 1 finals), it would bode well for accomplishing my larger goal of 100 books in a year. 1,817 more words

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2018: The Year I Read 100 Books

I’ve decided to try to read 100 books in 2018.

I know this seems overly ambitious – some may say quixotic – but I’ve done the math and I think I can do it. 510 more words