Category Archives: reading

Don’t Stop Believing

This week: What (if anything) drains/blocks your potential productivity? How does it do so? What can you do to correct this? Not much stops my creativity; in fact, adversity generally increases my retreat into ‘what ifs’, ‘how abouts’ and straight … Continue reading

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Yes, It IS Hoarding

Because I have many writers and/or readers on my main Facebook page, I see memes like this all the time: But this is  nowhere near what I have in my house. I also see :           … Continue reading

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Goodreads Challenge 2019, Part Four

 I managed to read four great books this month! See if you find a new one for your virtual bookshelf: Double Down Trouble by J. L. Salter Last spring I traveled to Houston for my niece’s wedding. While there, I … Continue reading

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Singing Praises

The topic this week: Unsung heroes in books or movies: A character who does not get the credit that you believe he or she deserves. It was my idea. I wish that I had done this ahead of time; I … Continue reading

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A Rare Review

In Free Weeks during recent months I have posted about how much I have gotten out of well-read audiobooks.  Well-performed audiobooks have added greatly to my pleasure and cultural knowledge, for I might never have taken the time to read through … Continue reading

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Collecting Old Books

Free Week and it caught me by surprise! I often have inspirations on a list for these times, but I seem to have used them up without replenishing them. I have another list of ideas which I have in mind … Continue reading

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Goodreads Challenge 2019, Part One

Once again, it’s my goal to read fifty books this year. But this year, I’m working hard to read more of the paperbacks on my actual bookshelf. I’ll still read electronic books when I read ARCs, but I’m going to … Continue reading

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