Out with the old, in with the new…Reading Challenges!

Jan 03

So. Let me recap my reading challenges for 2012 before I announce my reading challenges for 2013. In 2012, I signed up for two reading challenges: The Eclectic Reader 2012 Challenge and The 2012 Chunkster Challenge. I will let you know how I did on both! I read 10/12 categories. I got stuck on Crime/Mystery because I am really rather a chicken and also can’t...

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A One Liner

Nov 08

A book fell on my head today… …I only have my shelf to...

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Curl up with a good book

Oct 18

Birds of a Feather: a book of idioms and silly pictures by Vanita Oelschlager is a delightful, colorful book filled with fun idioms (many bird related). Each idiom has a vibrant, silly illustration depicting the literal take on the sayings, such as “Bird of feather, flock together” and “Wild Good Chase”. My very favorite was “Ants in your pants” hahahahaha…...

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Old Man Reading

Oct 16

Art + Reading = Lovely Old man reading by Deivis by ~studiodrawings on...

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The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom

Oct 15

Hello! And Happy National Book Month! =) We are half way through and I am enjoying every moment of it. I haven’t been posting my reviews, but! I will. Here is one for now. I have been a fan of Mitch Albom’s work since his first novel, Tuesdays With Morrie, and so naturally I picked up The Time Keeper as soon as it came out. I read it in less than an...

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National Book Month 2012 Begins!

Oct 01

I am super excited about National Book Month. I intend to enjoy every minute of this month.  I have my basic supplies ready… One of my favorite comfy blankets, a mug for tea with a convenient rewritable book list reminder, my ever-so-warm-and-lovely button up slippers and three books to start me out—The Pale King by David Foster Wallace, Casual Vacancy...

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National Book Month is coming up!

Sep 28

October is National Book Month. “Embark on the journey of a lifetime, travel to exotic places, mythical lands and experience adventure beyond imagination. Or escape to another era altogether. All without luggage, tickets, a passport or leaving home. All you need is an open mind. And an open book.” Read more about the National Book Foundation. So, what...

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