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Best Reads of 2020, So Far

We’re a quarter of the way into the year — does anyone else feel like March has gone on forever?  I’ve been having trouble coming up with meaningful things to write about, so I thought I’d share some of my favorite books so far….

Favorite Reads of 2018

Happy New Year!  Today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is the top books we read in 2018.  I already posted about the 30 best books I read in 2018, although that list didn’t include some recent reads like Maggie…

Top Ten New-to-Me Authors in 2017

This was actually last week’s topic, but I mainly covered this week’s topic here, so I’m writing about new-to-me authors instead.  Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and is moving next week to That Artsy Reader Girl. In 2017…

Best of 2017: Debut Novels

2017 gave us a lot of great first novels, and as I’ve written before, first novels are often an author’s best work — maybe because it’s more raw, or maybe because it’s the story the author is most driven to tell.  Here are my…

Farewell 2014! My Reading Wrap-Up

2014 was a good year for reading and blogging.  It was also a good year for seeing family, for traveling, for getting the hang of being a student again (halfway through!) and for NOT working too hard.  You’ll see below it was a good…

Countdown to 2014 #3: Best Books of 2013

It’s Top Ten Tuesday AND the last day of the year! Happy New Year’s everyone!  Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  Today’s topic is the best books of 2013, and before I give you my top ten list, here’s…

50 Books that Define the Last Five Years?

In anticipation of all the upcoming “best of 2013” lists, I wanted to share this list of 50 books that define the last five years in literature.  It’s a long enough list that everyone will find something they like here.  But what do you…

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