Category Archives: memes and surveys

Treasure Island Game

As we headed into the weekend, a post from A Great Book Study and Marian drew my attention to a little survey or game created by Classic Reader, called “Treasure Island”.The premise is that you are stuck on a Treasure … Continue reading

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Top Ten Favorite Books, 2019

 Code Girls: The American Codebreakers who Helped Win WW2, Liza Mundy. Fun and informative, Code Girls follows the rapid growth of intelligence and crytography during WW2.   Absolutely fascinating! The Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe, Steven Novella et. al. The best … Continue reading

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Sunshine Award

Sarah of All the Book Blog Names are Taken has gracefully nominated me for a Sunshine Blogger award, with the implication that I spread sunshine to the blogging community. Well, shucks.     There are questions that I’m meant to answer, and … Continue reading

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Ten Treklit Favorites

Today’s a TT freebie, so I’m doing… Star Trek novels! I’ve been inspired by the world of Star Trek since I was a kid, both for the sci-fi appeal and its promise of a better world.   The novels and their … Continue reading

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Top Ten Authors on Auto-Buy

David Mack.   I recently drafted a list of ten of my favorite pieces of Trek lit, and David Mack’s name came up again and again.  He’s handled some of the biggest stories in the Trek Relaunch, including the origin and … Continue reading

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Top Ten Characters I’d Save the World With

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is….a character freebie. Okay, fine. I’m Nick Fury and I’m building my own team of Avengers. 1. Richard Sharpe, full stop. Maybe add in Harper so he’d have someone to exchange witty banter with.   Role:   … Continue reading

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Top Ten Childhood Favorites

Today the Artsy Reader Girl’s topic is…. top ten childhood favorites! I didn’t realize this before, but boy howdy did I read a lot of science fiction as a kid. 1. The Henry Huggins/Beezus and Ramona books. Beverly Cleary was … Continue reading

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