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What I’m Reading

strange the dreamer book cover

While I still don’t get to read quite as much as I would like, Mil is becoming a bit more independent, which is allowing me to be able to do more things for me, including reading. I’ve been even able to finish four books in the last couple of months. Recently Finished From the Mixed-Up…

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What I’m Reading

we have always lives in the castle book cover

Recently Finished The Shadow Land by Elisabeth KostovaThis book was an interesting read. Kostova’s ability to fuse past and present into one intricate story line made this story of communist and post-communist Bulgaria into one that I just couldn’t put down. I still think I prefer Kostova’s debut novel, The Historian, best but this book…

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The Monk of Mokha – A Review

I recently finished reading my beautiful hardback edition of The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers.  I first discovered Eggers when I purchased his book, A Hologram for the King, solely for it’s magnificent cover.  And I ended up quite enjoying that work of fiction which I would never have picked up otherwise. The Monk…

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Through the Sad Wood – A Review

I recently got a chance to read a review copy of Through the Sad Wood Our Corpses will Hang by Ava Farmehri.  So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis – At the age of 20, Sheyda Porrouya’s life is almost over. She was born in Iran on the day staunchly orthodox mullas declared the…

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Book It!

Another month has gone by where I’ve only finished one book, but it was a good book. Soul Music Soul Music is the Terry Pratchett’s 16th novel about Discworld, and the 3rd to feature the anthropomorphic personification of death, who happens to be my favorite character on the Disc. In this particular novel, Death isn’t…

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Book It!

Would you believe me if I told you that I only finished one book this month?  It’s true. Finding time to read has been dicey lately, as Mil hasn’t been feeling the best. She’s going thru a phase where she isn’t happy unless you’re holding her, and honestly, all I want to do when she’s…

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Munro vs. the Coyote (Exchange of Heart) – A Review

I was recently got some spare time to review another book, so I hopped over to NetGalley to see what was available.  The cover art of Munro vs. the Coyote caught my eye immediately, so I decided to see what it was about, and since the premise looked interesting, I gave it a go.   So…

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Book It!

This month’s Book It! post is a little late in arriving.  I normally post these on the last Monday of the month, but with Mildred home now, I’ve been spending most of my spare time sleeping. And I completely forgot about getting this post up for you.  However, late is better than never.  And since…

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Book It! – #ReadTheMargin

December is #ReadTheMargin month, so outside of a couple books I finished up, I’ve been making an effort to choose books written by and featuring minorities.    Artemis Fowl Artemis Fowl is the 1st book in the Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer.  This middle-grade novel had been my bedside read for almost a month. …

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