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  • Books – August Roundup

    This is bad.  This is very bad.  I am SIX books behind my goal for the year.  Unless things change dramatically, and I start cheating by reading childrens books, this could get ugly by the end of the year. FINISHED: Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple A while back I read Semple’s other book, […]

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  • Books – July Roundup

    This month’s list is a bit of a cheat, but I promise, I’m making progress.  At least I’m keeping up with where I should be over the summer?  Who knows. FINISHED: Talking as Fast as I Can by Lauren Graham My celebrity memoir for July!  I finished it at the beginning of the month, and […]

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  • Books – June Roundup

    Remember how I was being slow with book reading?  Well the summer slowdown is real, and vacation is a blessing, both of which provided plenty of opportunities to start and finish books.  Would you believe that 4 of this month’s books were read on the Kindle, and not as audiobooks?  Shocking, I know, but when […]

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  • Books – May Roundup

    I am being so slow with my book-reading this year, but there’s good news to report as far as my yearly goals, and I have a feeling things will pick up soon. FINISHED: The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle This is a YA book, and I’m not entirely sure where I heard about it. […]

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  • Books – February Roundup

    So since last week was a holiday week, and according to my new posting schedule I did Tuesday/Thursday postings, I missed the “last Friday of the month” for the book post.  So instead I shall go to the next posting day after the last Friday of the month.  And it’s still February friends.  So let’s see […]

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  • Book – The Leftovers

    There’s a lot of speculative fiction out there about the end of the world.  I suppose it’s because we’re reaching a time in history that is numerically significant, and also feels different changes are being made in society as such a rapid fire pace, that it’s hard not to feel like things will go boom […]