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The Secret Life of a Book Blogger TAG!  

I adore book TAGs because they are so much fun to write and do between book blog posts. I hope you enjoy my answers. 449 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Autumn Vibes

Happy Tuesday!! It’s autumn (AKA the best season of the year) and the lovely bloggers behind The Broke and the Bookish are celebrating with a fall-themed Top Ten Tuesday topic. 84 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Thomas Hardy - Far from the Madding Crowd (1874)

INTRODUCTION:  It sometimes seems as if Thomas Hardy has it in for the innocent, though it would be more accurate to say that he thought his society did (and he tried to reveal and critique the cruelties of his time through his writing). 161 more words

Books 26-30 of 2017

My last record of books read in a year was 20, in 2014. And I started on my 31st book this week – wow!

So… let’s get on to a few more quick reviews! 859 more words

Top Ten Tuesday: Fictional Crushes

Happy Tuesday!! I hope you’ve all been having a lovely week. Today I’m here to do another Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. 247 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD: Ruth Van Reken's creative life as Adult Third Culture Kid

Columnist Doreen Brett is back, and she’s accompanied by someone whose “homes” have ranged from Africa to the American Midwest, and who knows better than any of us here what it means to feel culturally displaced. 2,039 more words


Among the Stones (Far From the Madding Crowd) by Bob Ritzema

Among the Stones (Far From the Madding Crowd) by Bob Ritzema

It’s been a contemplative summer. I read a book on Centering Prayer, a contemplative form of Christian prayer, and have tried to incorporate aspects of it into my spiritual practice. 708 more words

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