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June Reading Wrap Up!

I thought it would be nice to include little reviews of all the books I’ve read each month on this blog. Between this and Instagram, I’m hoping to peer pressure myself into reading more consistently. 1,028 more words

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Book Review: The Queen of Attolia (The Thief #2) by Megan Whalen Turner


When Eugenides, the Thief of Eddis, stole Hamiathes’s Gift, the Queen of Attolia lost more than a mythical relic. She lost face. Everyone knew that Eugenides had outwitted and escaped her. 414 more words

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Paean and plea the day before Canada Day, 2016

Tomorrow is Canada Day. I happen to be four provinces east of home, and, having driven through those four provinces (five; I had to cross most of BC, too) in rapid succession, have a head full of geological and climatological thoughts. 1,224 more words

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Top Ten Tuesday: Children's Books to Give to the Scornful Reader

A Book Wars original topic. Top Ten Tuesday is a meme run by Broke and Bookish and you can visit their page for more information. Today’s theme has to do with the scorn many adults face when people see them reading children’s lit or find out that they read children’s lit. 1,031 more words

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Book Review: The Thief (#1) by Megan Whalen Turner

The king’s scholar, the magus, believes he knows the site of an ancient treasure. To attain it for his king, he needs a skillful thief, and he selects Gen from the king’s prison. 387 more words

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Top Ten Tuesday: 2016 Favourites So Far


Evidently I have read a LOT of books published in 2015 and almost none published in 2016. TBRm (to be remedied) soon, I hope! 444 more words

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Books I want to re-read

These are books that I read years ago and, for various reasons want to give it another try, I want to re-read these books.  Some I liked, others I disliked but want to give another try.  32 more words

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