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My October Reading Wrap-Up

Better late than never, here’s my reading wrap-up for October. It was a busy month, as I traveled to Phoenix last weekend to visit my family, plus two of my sisters came out earlier this month to visit my dad. It was wonderful to reconnect with my mom and my three sisters, and we also…

My September Reading Wrap-Up

September was a challenging month, between getting COVID on vacation, getting back to work, family health issues, and just generally easing into fall. I love summer so this time of year is always a bit sad for me.  I’m gradually taking down my garden and pulling out my warmer clothes.  Of course there are bigger…

My April Reading Wrap-Up

It’s May, and I’m enjoying the spring, though I’ve been impatient with the cold weather and I’m anxious to begin planting my garden. April was a mostly-good month, with a visit from my sister-in-law and niece and nephew. The Women’s Prize shortlist was announced, but the only book on it I’ve read is Ruth Ozeki’s…

Ten Great Books I Didn’t Review

This week’s Top Ten topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is about books that were just too good to review. About a year and a half ago, I posted about books I loved that I didn’t get around to reviewing. Probably this was because of time constraints, though there are other factors: sometimes enough has…

Top Ten Online Book Resources

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is our favorite online book resources, which is something I have lots of opinions about. Sites for book tracking, reviewing, and recommendations.  This year I started using The StoryGraph in addition to Goodreads.  At the moment I’m still using both, but I hope…