Category Archives: Readathons

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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In Kenya with Baroness Karen Blixen

I’m on the move. I was in Newark, NJ yesterday but haven’t written my review of that book yet because I didn’t have my computer again until today. Meanwhile, I’ve moved on to Kenya to learn about life on a … Continue reading

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In an Egyptian Alleyway Looking for Ashur’s True Heir

Yes! I am actually travelling to a new country in my Around the World trip. I have spent the last few days in an Egyptian alley, immersed in the beautiful writing of Naguib Mahfouz, and hoping that a family won’t … Continue reading

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A Summons to Memphis

I’m in Memphis to read the Pulitzer Group Read for August. It is a wonderful tale of a family in mid-20th Century Memphis, moved after a family financial difficulty from a rather different Southern city: Nashville. It is a beautifully … Continue reading

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