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Book Review: Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow

Name of Book: Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow By: Juliet Grey Publisher: Ballantine Copyright Date: May 15, 2012 Format: historical fiction Reason for Reading: to continue the series Source: my Kindle Rating: C+     The Gist: Louix XI … Continue reading

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It’s a matter of the back

Some time ago I came across an article that caught my eye while preparing for a book club meeting. It was my turn to lead the discussion. The book in question was The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. I was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert

Title: Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace With Marriage by: Elizabeth Gilbert Rating: 4.0 Number of Pages: 285 Format: nonfiction, memoir Reason for Reading: I loved Eat, Pray, Love Publisher’s Synopsis:At the end of her bestselling memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Books Brought to you by NPR (and NYT)

I have to be honest with you, I haven’t had much time for reading lately. I’ve reviewed nearly everything I’ve read this year and now I am lacking in material. I am currently in the middle of two books that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vegan Pie in the Sky

Name of Book: Vegan Pie in the Sky By: Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books Copyright Date: October 2011 Format: cookbook Reason for Reading: because I ❤ Isa and Terry Source: it was gifted … Continue reading

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Bookshelves are like footprints

“A bookshelf is as particular to its owner as are his or her clothes; a personality is stamped on a library just as a shoe is shaped by the foot.”    -Alan Bennett, British playwright photo: papyrus plant with books … Continue reading

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End of Event Meme

The Read-a-thon always passes so quickly. It feels like it was just a few hours ago when it all began. I took a very lax approach this time around. I didn’t track my stats. I participated in just a few … Continue reading

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