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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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Top Ten Books That Made Me Laugh

This week Top Ten Tuesday is looking at funny books, so I’m listing my ten favorite P.G. Wodehouse novels. Okay, I won’t go that far, but.. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Max Shulman. I was given this collection of … Continue reading

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Sunshine Blogging: Survey via Classics Considered

Marian over at Classics Considered just posted a survey, and I figured — why not? If you go back and read one book for the first time again, which would it be? Probably the first Wodehouse novel I read, just … Continue reading

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Top Ten Favorite Reads, 2020!

This week we’re looking back at the year and thinking about our favorite reads. These are presented in the order in which I read them. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owns. An absolutely unforgettable mix of character drama and nature … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Christmas Book Tag

Ruth at A Great Book Study shared a fun little book game called “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, where a book is used to fit the lyrics of the song. She did a Little House on the Prairie spin! I … Continue reading

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