Category Archives: book review

Assault Authors

This week we are talking about book genres that we hate/really don’t like. When I am asked what I read, I generally say, “Everything”, but that isn’t completely accurate. There was a time when I used to say, “Everything but … Continue reading

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Remarkable Reads for 2018, Part Five

The college semester ends in late April, and while I love teaching, there is that bothersome necessity of recording grades. Since my teaching load this past semester was larger than usual, that meant more grades to sort out, so I … Continue reading

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“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

On this Free Week, I will finish the thought I began a couple of months ago on an audiobook I listened to on YouTube; one that had me enthralled. It was the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. As I have … Continue reading

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Misuse of Terminology

After busy months of becoming a freshman in high school in a new town, my grandson finally got back into his reading groove and back to having me reading a series with him. After the mostly tame and always ‘bad-guys-become-good’ … Continue reading

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Remarkable Reads for 2018, Part Three

I read four more books this month, so I’m still on track for reaching my Goodreads goal of 50 for this year. All were enjoyable reads.   Snow and the Seven Teenagers by Julia Keanini (Book Two in Second Chance … Continue reading

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Remarkable Reads for 2018, Part Two

I managed to read four more books toward my goal of 50 reads for the year. Three of the four are from series. Sometimes I’ll continue a series because my first taste is so good it makes me want to … Continue reading

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Remarkable Reads for 2018, Part One

I began my first Goodreads challenge in 2013, a year and a half after I signed my first book contract. It always seems I get more done if I challenge myself, and I knew that in order to be a … Continue reading

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