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My 2019 Year in Books

I didn’t blog about it or write many reviews last year. It was way to crazy a year. But  here is the Goodreads summary of my 2019 reading. It was a great and varied year, with lots of new authors … Continue reading

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A Philadelphia Crime Novel that’s much more.

Long Bright River by Liz Moore My rating: 4 of 5 stars I received an advanced reader copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway that I entered because I enjoyed Heft a few years ago. I was excited to … Continue reading

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A Hero of Our Time

And then again…there is boundless delight in the possession of a young, barely unfolded soul! It is like a flower whose best fragrance emanates to meet the first ray of the sun. It should be plucked that very minute and … Continue reading

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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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Midaq Alley by Naguib Mahfouz

I just finished Midaq Alley by Naguib Mahfouz. It was a novel set during WWII in an alley in Cairo. The book follows the daily lives of the different people living and working in the alley. The characters are nicely developed–I am about … 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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The 2014 Reading Plan

For 2014, I will be finishing up some goals from last year that weren’t completed and tackling some new goals. Tour of the World I want to get another 17 countries, including covering neglected areas where I didn’t read at … Continue reading

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