Posts Tagged ‘reading’

Book It! – Audiobooks Are Thrilling

Having Mildred has really cut into my reading time in the last couple of months, so I made it a point to go to the local library and renew my membership early this month.  One of the great things about my library is that they participate in Overdrive so, along with being able to check…

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Book It! – Birthday Books

My birthday is in April, so it’s usually a great month for books.  After all, what better excuse for a reader to pick up some new and beautiful books than her birthday?  I actually wasn’t given any books for my birthday this year- probably due to my lack of shelf space right now. But I…

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Book It!

February is almost over, and I am still doing well with my goal of reading 12 books this year. I’ve already completed twice the number of books that I need to read so far, but with baby “Spot” Turner coming next month, I have a feeling that my reading time is going to all but…

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Book It!

It’s a new year and I’m looking forward to all of the reading I will get to do in the next couple of months before baby gets here.  After that, I figure that my reading time will drop dramatically, or that I will end up spending most of my time reading baby books.  That’s not…

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Bookish Questions – Least favorite kids’ book of all time?

What is your least favorite kids’ book of all time? I’ve heard horror stories about children who want the same story read to them over and over again.  Obviously, I will eventually hate whatever book my child deems her favorite, just because I have to read it all the time.  I’m expecting that, but I…

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Bookish Questions – 2017 Reading Goals?

What are your reading goals for 2017? I read quite a few books last year. According to Goodreads, I read a total of 69 books in 2016, that’s 6 more books than in 2015.  I would like to think that I could keep my goal from the last two years of reading one book per…

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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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Bookish Questions – Favorite Holiday Read?

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanza, or something else entirely, it’s the holiday season.  That means it’s time for some festive reads. So I want to know – What is your favorite holiday read? What is your favorite holiday read? For me, the holidays are a great time to re-read books like the Harry Potter…

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Bookish Question – What book can you not live without?

What book can you not live without? When I’m stressed, or can’t sleep I read a lot of children’s and middle-grade literature.  Books featuring characters like Harry Potter or Nancy Drew.  They get me out of my head and help me to relax, which is something I think I might need a lot of soon. …

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