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2-minute book review: “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue” by Mackenzi Lee (audiobook)

2-minute book review: “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue” by Mackenzi Lee

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2-minute book review: “Furiously Happy” by Jenny Lawson (audiobook)

Rory the Raccoon is “Furiously Happy” on the cover of Jenny Lawson’s book 2-minute book review: How can anyone prepare for their first Jenny Lawson experience?! I thought it would be a “quirky” read. I was so naive! I thought some parts were incredibly obnoxious; the 3 stars are for her straight-from-the-heart words about her… Continue reading 2-minute book review: “Furiously Happy” by Jenny Lawson (audiobook)

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2-minute book review: “All Grown Up” by Jami Attenberg

First finished book of 2018. MC Andrea is a morosely cynical modern day woman reflecting on the ways in which she has failed other people and herself. She numbs herself with meaningless relationships, flirts with making drastic changes in her life, and struggles to emotionally navigate the dysfunctional terrain of her wrecked childhood and that… Continue reading 2-minute book review: “All Grown Up” by Jami Attenberg

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The Importance of the Long-Distance Book Buddy Read (LDBBR)

An admission about me: I don’t allow anything to get between me and my love of reading.  Few things in this world have enough power to convince me that putting my reading aside is a good idea.  I am a certified book-crazy person, who might unintentionally come across as someone who’s any or all of… Continue reading The Importance of the Long-Distance Book Buddy Read (LDBBR)

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The Seven Deadly (OK, not so deadly) Sins of The Reader

We Avid Readers must face the music when it comes to our habits and lifestyles as bookish people. Sometimes we book-crazies participate in BAD BOOKISH BEHAVIOR that outwardly shames us but inwardly rewards us. Book offenses include and are NOT limited to: racking up small fines on our overdue library books (while complaining about that… Continue reading The Seven Deadly (OK, not so deadly) Sins of The Reader

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Happy Horror Reading

Hello Fellow Readers and Book Bloggers, Halloween is eleven days off and that got me thinking about some of the Happy Horror Reading experiences I have had as an adult reader. I thought I’d share some of those great books with you all. Everyone has some idea in their mind of which authors produce the… Continue reading Happy Horror Reading

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Writing From the Land of Half-Finished Books

Hello, fellow readers and bloggers. I find myself compelled to this blog again today, despite a really crappy Internet connection and an overburdened laptop. I thought I might lay out a little issue I’m having as a reader right now, vent a little, and see if anyone in this blogosphere has experienced the same. Okay,… Continue reading Writing From the Land of Half-Finished Books