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Not Enough Time TBR Book Tag

I packed several dozen books for housesitting. Guess how many of them I read? I had such ambitions! Zezee did this TBR-themed book tag on her blog and I guess I feel like shaming myself. At the very least, because I drafted this post so long ago, I've since read some of these books! Huzzah!… Continue reading Not Enough Time TBR Book Tag

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The Not-So-Perfect Book Tag: Round Two

Yes, I've already done this tag. However, it's one of my favorite book tags of all time. Nish and Ngoc of Nish & Ngoc's Book Nook tagged me in this two whole years ago. (Definitely read their post before you proceed. Their answers are hilarious.) I had a post ready, then ran out of steam… Continue reading The Not-So-Perfect Book Tag: Round Two

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Top Ten DNFs of 2021

I DNFed more than 80 books in 2021. Some I decided to pick up later, some were just not for me. Then some of them I DNFed because I hated every single thing about them. These are those books. Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon (CW: rape) Hey, I thought this book was supposed to… Continue reading Top Ten DNFs of 2021

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Top Ten Least Favorite Books of 2021

I started this new habit of DNFing any book I'm not fully enjoying. Instead of spite-reading a number of one- and two-star books, I DNFed most of them. As such, there were fewer contenders for this year's Least Favorite Books list. I still found some stinkers. These were the worst books I read in 2021.… Continue reading Top Ten Least Favorite Books of 2021

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Witchy October Reads

So far, it has rained every day in October. Safeway has Halloween candy out and ready to buy. My coworkers are trading skeleton memes. I've restarted The Magnus Archives. This is my favorite time of year. I'm not really feeling scary books this year. Witchy books, though? I'm all about those. I fully intend to… Continue reading Witchy October Reads

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August Wrap-Up: Cooler weather at last!

Dare I say I had a good August? It started raining toward the end of the month. I'm wearing sweats and long sleeves again. I might even break out the beanies. I got to be really social last month: a friend I hadn't seen in a while threw a pool party, my writing buddies and… Continue reading August Wrap-Up: Cooler weather at last!

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I Would Read in One Sitting (if I had the time)

Yes. I know it's Wednesday. Yesterday was Tuesday. I'm still doing the Tuesday book meme. I regularly forget about the great Top Ten Tuesday topics at That Artsy Reader Girl. The site is a treasure trove of topics for book bloggers to discuss. I keep meaning to read books in one sitting but haven't quite… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I Would Read in One Sitting (if I had the time)

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June Wrap-Up

Pride Month is over. In truth, it didn't really feel like Pride Month. It felt more like Wrath Month. Ah, well. I saw an old friend, met up with my writing group for the first time in over a year, and visited my brother. Oh, and I joined a book club and completed a mini… Continue reading June Wrap-Up

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Mid-Year Freak Out Tag 2021

I GUESS IT'S (almost) JULY NOW. I set a 175-book goal for 2021. So far, I've read 120 books. In other words, I've completed 69% of my goal and am ahead by 34 books. Math is wild! This post summarizes my reading accomplishments thus far. Best book read so far One Last Stop is my… Continue reading Mid-Year Freak Out Tag 2021

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2021 Books You Need to Know About

I have a problem, and that is: There are SO MANY good books either out now or coming soon. I ordered a few of these for myself and think everyone should know about them. Here's a list I compiled that just about covers all the bases. I hope you find something that appeals to you.… Continue reading 2021 Books You Need to Know About