Category Archives: memes and surveys

Top Ten Tuesday: Thanksgiving

This week’s TTT has a Thanksgiving theme, and it’s a freebie so we can play around with it. I’m going full-throttle stream of thought here. I’m thankful for bookish friends who aid and abet my addiction, but more importantly, who … Continue reading

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Top Ten Nonbookish Hobbies

Today’s TTT should be especially fun, and perhaps more varied than these lists usually go – -we’re talking about Nonbookish Hobbies! PC Gaming. A hobby, a vice, call it what you will; if I’d put as much time into anything … Continue reading

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Ten Titles Recommended to me Since 2013

Today the TTT is revisiting a subject from 2013, our favorite books which have been reccommended to us. Desert Solitaire, anonymous commentator. Years ago someone suggested I read Ed Abbey’s ” Desert Solitaire”, and that book’s descriptions of the southwest … Continue reading

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Top Ten Favorite Quotes

Top ten favorite quotations from books is a…daunting challenge,  to say the least. I’ve been reading purposefully since 2006,  and have encountering a great many challenging or insightful words since then. I am sorry that these all run together,   but … Continue reading

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Top Ten Books on my Fall TBR

This week for Top Ten Tuesday, we’re sharing our fall reading lists!   In my case, it’s a literal fall TBR: I’m currently diligently working on my Pile of Doom, complete with scheduled titles and the like,  with other materials mixed … Continue reading

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How do you read? A bookish meme

Ruth from A Great Book Study recently posted a survey I thought of interest, so I’m participating.  Feel free to join in! Do you have a certain place at home for reading? I favor a cozy chair in the living … Continue reading

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Ten Books that I haven’t bought (yet)

Today’s TTT is a freebie, so I’m looking at books I’ve previewed (that is, had Amazon send me a kindle freebie of) but haven’t bought. Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History, Dan Flores. This was more of a  “I … Continue reading

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Classic Meme 2.0

The Classics Club is bringing back their monthly question, beginning with: Which classic author have you read more than one, but not all, of their books and which of their other books would you want to read in the future? … Continue reading

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Top Ten Books That Make Ya Smile

Today’s TTT is….books that make us smile! 10. David Liss.  A writer of political & business thrillers, often set in the age of discovery,  Liss’ sense of humor snared me “You have my word as a gentleman.” “You are no … Continue reading

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(Not) the Top Ten Authors I’ve Read Most

This week’s TTT, bloggers are sharing the top ten authors they’ve read the most books by….but my top ten won’t have changed too much since the last time we did this in ’15 (lots of kid-lit heavyweights), so I’m going … Continue reading

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