Category Archives: 1001 Books

Books on one or more of the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die lists

Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott

This is another of my TBR Challenge Books. I’ve had it on Kindle forever, but always turned away and started something else. This year I decided I really wanted to catch up on my 1001 Books reading while doing the … Continue reading

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January Check in For 2018 TBR Challenge #TBR2018RBR

I have made a great dent in my list this month. It will get harder from here, since classes start tomorrow. So far this January, I have read: Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott … Continue reading

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A Quick Catch-up Post

Well, I’m reading a lot, but I’m not doing a very good job of filling you in on what I’m reading. Work is winning in the battle for my time. So this is what I’ve been doing, other than reading … Continue reading

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Facing War Trauma in Edinburgh

For one the challenges in a Goodreads book group, I finally got started on the Regeneration Trilogy by Pat Barker. The books in the series are on the 1001 list, have received awards and huge critical acclaim, but I was … Continue reading

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February Plans

Since I’m currently about four commute days away from finishing my next chunkster (The Girl Who Played with Fire), I’m not going to have reviews to post for a bit. I decided to share with you the results of my … Continue reading

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The Journey of A Glass Church in New South Wales

Without intending to, I have immersed myself in mid-19th century Oceania with my most recent reads. This one was across the water in the marginally more settled New South Wales. The narration begins in the present day, with a narrator … Continue reading

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In the Trees Near Genoa

Yes, I’ve already finished the first of the books in my TBR Pile Challenge. These short ones are a treat. I wanted to finish off Our Ancestors, a trio of novellas by Italo Calvino. I had read the other two … Continue reading

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