Category Archives: reading

YA Read Any Good Books Lately?

Free Week :it’s Thanksgiving Week in America. I have had some respiratory illness, so as much as I usually enjoy having a full house, (and often guests from out of town), this year is quiet and I probably needed for … Continue reading

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Out of Character

“Has anyone ever asked you to add them to one of your stories?” -OR- “Have you told anyone that you were basing a character on them?” My long-ago idea, and again, I forgot to make notes. I have had people … Continue reading

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Goodreads Challenge, Part Nine

The busier I get, the more I enjoy reading. Thanks to all my devices, I can pretty much read anywhere. So while waiting in doctor’s offices, ignoring football games, and avoiding my laundry I managed to read these five books. … Continue reading

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Night and Day

This week’s question. : Are you an early bird or a night owl? I have been both in my life. When I was a little kid, early was good for me; early to be, early to rise. As I got … Continue reading

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Giving Books Second Chances…or More

I’ve posted before about how I could not ‘get into’ the Hobbit/Lord of the Rings, nor the Narnia books and how now, I adore those series. I think there are others that I might need to go back to and … Continue reading

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Goodreads Challenge 2019, Part Eight

I managed to read four more books this month. Some were fun reads, some were well-written, and some were neither. I’ll let you decide if any are your cup of tea. Louisiana Longshot by Jana Deleon I recently joined a … Continue reading

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Goodreads Challenge 2019, Part Seven

It’s once again time for me to share my Goodreads reviews! Two are new releases, but the other three have been on my digital bookshelf for quite some time. Flying Finish by Vivian Roycroft This is a fun short story … Continue reading

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