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Race number 30 

Standard Chartered Marathon: the official warm up run.

I am officially 2/3 done! 10 more to go for my 40 races 2016.

Downside to today, I experienced my first DNFR (did not finish running) for a half marathon. 120 more words


But of Course: Comparing Major Marathon Routes 

I have hit on something. It’s marathon related. I may not write much about marathons here, but the whole reason I started this blog is because I did not finish the Vermont City Marathon in May. 1,466 more words

Innocents and Others, by Dana Spiotta

This book and I turned out not to be a good match, and I made the executive decision to stop reading (at 26%) today. Because there’s so much else to read, not to mention I’m a slow reader, and wasting my time reading something I don’t enjoy is dumb. 131 more words

Books & Reading

The DNFs – Thoughts on the books I’ve abandoned this year.

Like all bookworms, I imagine, I love writing and talking about the books I’ve adored much more so than the ones I dislike, but I recently came across this nifty little… 962 more words

Adult Fiction

Thursday's Throwback -Wonder Woman: Amazons Attack!

Circe has brought the sorceress Queen Hippolyta of the Amazons, back to life. She believes the US government has kidnapped her daughter, Wonder Woman and launches an attack on the United States of America. 153 more words


Dance of the Bones by J.A. Jance

Read August 2016
Recommended for fans of Jance’s Walker/Beaumont series

Note to self:

Do NOT pick this up again. Yes, I know you are a bit desperate for a solid mystery series and thought you’d check out Jance in the hopes of rekindling the old J.P. 533 more words

Book Reviews

A Study in Charlotte (Charlotte Holmes #1) by Brittany Cavallaro | Review


The last thing Jamie Watson wants is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep school just an hour away from his estranged father. But that’s not the only complication: Sherringford is also home to Charlotte Holmes, the famous detective’s great-great-great-granddaughter, who has inherited not only Sherlock’s genius but also his volatile temperament. 519 more words