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Top Ten Books on my Spring TBR

I missed last’s week TT theme on spring tbrs, so instead of following the prompt for today (titles with adjectives), I’m going to be sharing some upcoming books!  Cancer Ward, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. An entry for my Classics Club Strikes Back … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: New to Me Authors of 2021

This Tuesday, we’re looking at authors who we discovered in 2021 and will be reading more of! Robert Ruark. A contributor to Field and Stream for decades, Ruark was an accomplished hunter, fisherman, and outdoorsman. His Old Man and the … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Most Additions to my Pile O’ Doom

Today we’re yakking about recent additions to our book collections.  The Judge’s List, John Grisham. This legal thriller about a homicidal judge was given to me as a Christmas present. The fact that I haven’t already read it testifies to how … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: My Ten Favorite Reads from 2021

Final Top Ten Tuesday of 2021! The Old Man and the Boy, Robert Ruark. Stories of a young boy growing up under the watchful eye and biting wit of his grandfather, who teaches him to be a man who lives … Continue reading

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The Evolution of My Reading (borrowed)

Borrowed from Cyberkitten who likewise got it from Bookolive. When did you get into reading?I literally grew up reading; my parents barred television from the home, something I hated then but am very thankful for now. Was it something you … Continue reading

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Top Ten Freebie: Ten 2021 Adds to my Goodreads Wanna Read Shelf

This week’s TTT is a freebie, so I chose to look back on some of the books added to my Godoreads wanna-read list. America and Iran: A History, 1720 to the Present, John Ghazvinian. Something of a perennial interest of … Continue reading

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More evil than I thought

I’ve personally never been able to retain bookmarks, even the fancy ones friends have sent me from faraway places like South Korea.

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The Philosopher Book Tag

Spotted at Thoughts on Papyrus, and couldn’t resist borrowing! Thales is considered the first known philosopher. Which text introduced you to philosophy or which text would you like to read to get you into philosophy? Oddly enough, a sermon from … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: A Reader’s Manifesto

Today’s top ten Tuesday is more of an invitation to reflect —  Jana asks us why we like to read.  For me, that answer begins with my parents – not only were my siblings and I feted with books growing … Continue reading

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Ten Winningest Titles

Five years ago I created a list called “Titles that Win”, not for Top Ten Tuesday but because I was inspired by How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had it Coming. Today’s TT on our favorite ‘titles’ offers a … Continue reading

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