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2016 Book Challenge- A Book that Was Banned at Some Point

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

January has flown by, filled with all sorts of fun. In the first month of the year, I spent time in the United States, Malaysia (of course!) and Thailand, and have booked a trip to Australia for next week. 717 more words


How do we, and do we even need to define a 'Classic'? - Part 1

This has been on my mind quite a bit recently, because I recently launched my new book club on Meetup and we have our first gathering tomorrow.   868 more words


Feeling guilty

As a consumer of many things both in person and online, from local stores, restaurants, and most importantly, books, I realize once in a while how much I tend to read and sometimes even rely on reviews.   389 more words


Wrong Book

I recently ordered a book from my extensive wish list, one that would meet the requirements of one of the tasks from my reading challenge (a book that is #4 in a series).   338 more words


In Search of the End of the Sidewalk’s 2016 Reading Challenge

Book challenges are not normally my thing, not because I don’t read enough or because I don’t like the variety they provide, but rather it is an issue of self-control. 267 more words

Book Musings

Book courtship

I’m devastated about the tremendous loss of David Bowie; my hero, mentor, muse and inexhaustible source of inspiration. It’s so hard to accept that I’m now living in a world that doesn’t have Bowie in it. 1,010 more words

Book Musings

Book Goals

I have never been one for New Year resolutions, so, just wanted to muse a bit on what I’m seeing as becoming more common, the reading goal. 242 more words