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Bookish (and not so Bookish) Thoughts #8

Link up with Christine here.

1. I’m listening to the audio of The Martian by Andy Weir and I actually really like it. I got it for my dad as a gift and he LOVED it. 567 more words

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Stacking the Shelves #2

Stacking the Shelves  is a feature hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. The meme’s purpose is to share the books that we bought, borrowed or received throughout the week/month. 73 more words


Learning Through Fiction | Ethiopia in "Black Dove, White Raven" [+Infographic]

I’ve decided to start a new sort-of series (that will obviously be completely irregular) about things I learn from books. Fictional books! I love learning new things, and that’s not only limited to topics in my chosen profession. 519 more words


Everything, Everything | SCID, Snark and Sweetness

I have a habit of requesting fictional books that address real-life diseases. I can’t help it. But I requested Everything, Everything because of that (“a girl who’s allergic to everything”) … 783 more words


Go Set A Watchman Read in a Parallel Universe

* A review of Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee, as imagined in a world where To Kill A Mockingbird never existed; and therefore GSaW did not become an instant bestseller based purely upon its history. 898 more words


Jonas Salk, A Life | Thinking About Biographies

If you’ve spent any amount of time on the internet, you will have seen this image (alongside) about Jonas Salk refusing to patent his Polio vaccine. 1,045 more words


Author Q&A today on Story Matters!

I’m pleased to be featured on Story Matters today, talking faith, genealogy and my debut novel with author and book reviewer Katherine Scott Jones. I enjoyed answering her thoughtful questions so much. 72 more words