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Ten of the Most Unique Novels I’ve Read

This week’s Top Ten topic, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is books that are unique. What makes a book unique?  Some books are told in a unique way, like Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life or David Nicholls’ One Day.  Some books have spawned lots of copies, but were original when first published (Harry … Continue reading

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Top Ten Authors To Read This Halloween

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I love reading scary books, and I’m clearly not alone in that.  What makes horror so attractive?  People who study children’s literature say that scaring ourselves is a way to process what’s truly scary in life.  It’s non-threatening because it’s not real.  That makes … Continue reading

My August Reading Wrap Up: #20BooksofSummer
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My August Reading Wrap Up: #20BooksofSummer

Hello readers!  My August wrap-up is also my 20 Books of Summer Wrap-Up, and it will tell you something about me that I ended up at exactly 20 books at the end of the month  (hint: I’m a bit on the goal-oriented side.) I’m always sad when summer ends.  As a kid, summers meant long, … Continue reading