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War and Peace Readalong, Part 3: Tolstoy Basically Started Tumblr

To follow along with our War and Peace Newbies Readalong, follow either the hashtag or our fearless leader, Laura, on Twitter. Pretty much everything the group posts will be found there. 1,831 more words

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War and Peace Newbies Read-Along | Week Three

Welcome one, welcome all, to the third of my weekly progress reports  for War and Peace. I am happy to report that I have officially now read further than I did on my previous attempt to tackle this mammoth of a book – if nothing else, that’s progress, and we can call it a success even if I don’t read a word more. 1,442 more words

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Summer of Night - Week 3

Week 3, friends! How are you making out? Are you finding this an easy read? Tough? Too long?

THIS SHIT IS BANANAS!!! 140 more words

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Booktube-A-Thon 2017 TBR

Hey, guys!  I know it’s kind of a late post since everyone else pretty much has already shared their TBR lists for the annual Booktube-A-Thon, but I decided I really wanted to try the challenges this year!   593 more words

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War and Peace Readalong, Part 2: War is Boring but 1-Star Reviews Aren't

A Note on Names: Since I am reading the Maude translation, I will be using its version of certain names in the text: Andrew instead of Andrei, Nicholas instead of Nikolai, etc. 1,697 more words

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War and Peace Newbies Read-Along | Week Two

Welcome one, welcome all, to the second of my weekly progress reports proper for War and Peace. You may have seen my first post summing up how my first week reading Tolstoy’s tome went but, for those unaware, I’m taking part in the  649 more words

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Summer of Night - Week 2

Welcome to the week two discussion, all! How are you making out? Things got BONKERS in this section! And incredibly heartbreaking ::SOB::

Again, this is an open discussion, so feel free to ask the group any questions you may have too! 115 more words

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