Month: November 2016

This is My Genre – Tell Me Yours Tag!

This is My Genre – Tell Me Yours Tag!

Laila at Big Reading Life tagged me to play along and I am thrilled!  Drew at The Tattooed Book Geek is challenging us to share our favorite genres with fellow bloggers and readers! What a fun way for me to gush about what I love to read.  I love how there are a million different stories to …

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TTT: 10 Bookish Gifts

TTT: 10 Bookish Gifts

Hi friends!  It’s been a while since I’ve linked up with a Top 10 Tuesday from the Broke and the Bookish, but I couldn’t resist joining in today.  It’s a holiday freebie and I’m sharing my top ten gifts for a bookish friend!  Or a bookish spouse, because some of these are pricey y’all.  But …

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I’m Thankful For Books. And Podcasts!

I’m Thankful For Books. And Podcasts!

I’m a little late for a Thanksgiving post, but here I am!  I hope you all had a relaxing and peaceful day.  My family and I did – and I am very thankful for that.  And lately, I have been very thankful to be able to escape into the world of books.  I’m thankful that …

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Finishes and Desperation

Finishes and Desperation

What a draining couple of weeks!  I’ve found myself curled up with a book more and more lately, and I’m not complaining.  (The cleanliness of my house?  Well, we won’t talk about that!) I’ve found that I’ve escaped into words without being able to adequately describe my own feelings.  I catch myself railing on Facebook …

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The Writing Life

The Writing Life

I have been wanting to read this for a while, but I’ve never read Annie Dillard and have been intimidated by the reviews that I’ve seen.  But this month I decided to participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), so I ordered this as a way to keep motivated. And I’m so glad I did. Dillard uses …

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I am truly afraid – still.

I am truly afraid – still.

It has been a strange few months for me.  As I write this, I am listening to Leonard Cohen on Spotify – because: sob.  And I’m especially vulnerable to sobbing right now. This election has left me heart broken and frightened. I used to read The Handmaid’s Tale every few years, but I loaned my copy out …

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