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Reading a Boatload of Karen Russell

I have been a terrible blogger, and for that, I apologize. It isn’t as though I haven’t been reading. I’ve just been too full of thoughts and without enough discipline to sit down and write about them. 560 more words


Sunday Post: March 16th - March 22nd

The Sunday Post is hosted by Kimba @ The Caffeinated Book Reviewer.

Week in Review:

  • Today I’m throwing my sister’s bridal shower – bring on the mimosas (in my hip flask)!
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Book reviews

I have been on a book binge lately. Even I can’t believe how much I’m reading. I haven’t had too much interest in anything else – cooking, or even writing. 1,832 more words

Book Review

"Swamplandia!" by Karen Russell

If I had unlimited time and money, I would choose to cycle around the world, stopping to meet up with friends, listen to live music and drink lots of beer. 847 more words

Holiday reading

Holidays are finally here, and I am so ready to get in to some serious holiday reading, of the not so serious kind. I’m not usually one for changing the type of books I read according to the season or time of year, with the exception of avoiding anything too heavy (both physically and emotionally) when I’m flying somewhere. 145 more words

Book Life

Book Review: Swamplandia! (with spoilers)

Title & Author: Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
Genre: Fiction, Women’s Fiction

Swamplandia! is book #52 of my reading challenge – which means I succeeded! Unfortunately this book left a bitter taste in my mouth. 1,235 more words