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Readathon, here we come!

This weekend is the next #24in48 readathon, and I can’t wait! The premise is pretty self-explanatory: you have 48 hours (Saturday and Sunday) in which you try to read for 24 hours. 661 more words

Blessed And Possessed

Book reviews: The week with all the balance - two must-reads, two huge misses.

Rumor has it that The Morning News is releasing their Tournament of Books finalists this morning! I tried working my rooster tee into my work ensemble today, but since things are kinda shaky at ThePlaceThatShallNotBeDiscussed, I decided to go a safer route. 866 more words

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Challenge(s) accepted, 2017.

Everyone who knows me knows that the amount of reading I accomplish is directly linked to how healthy and stable my sanity quotient is. Now whether a healthy emotional outlook begets more reading, or more reading time brightens my perspective – that’s a chicken or egg question if ever I heard one! 798 more words

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Book reviews: the one where I slay all the challenges.

Welcome to the first book review Thursday of 2017! I can’t remember exactly when I made Thursday my duly designated day for book reviews last year, but it seems to work out nicely, so I think I’ll try to stick to it for now. 685 more words

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2016: My year in reading

Best classic book: ‘Emma’ by Jane Austen

Best non-fiction book: ‘Notes From A Small Island’ by Bill Bryson

Best historical novel: ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’ by Philippa Gregory… 50 more words

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Back To Classics Challenge 2017 | TBR!

I want to read more classics this year, and although I was planning to read classics anyway, I thought that this challenge would be a great way to hook up and read a greater array of classics! 623 more words

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Meaning Makers

As some of you may know but most do not, I began attending graduate school for English Literature back in August of this past year. It ate up practically all of my free time, but I completed the semester and then lay on the floor of my apartment reading and generally recovering. 600 more words

Literature