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I did it. I purged both my unread library and overall TBR list and I feel really good about it! I feel like the titles left are books I genuinely want to read and I’m not hanging on to them … Continue reading

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Drastic Decisions

I’m thinking about making a drastic decision. I’m talking a big, burn it all and start again kind of decision. I’m thinking about slashing my TBR list into ribbons and getting rid of 90% of my unread library. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Purging unread books

The weather is unseasonably mild and rainy, so my brain has put itself firmly in the mindset of “it’s spring! it’s time to spring clean!”. I’d been wanting to go through my unread library anyhow, so this weekend seemed like … Continue reading

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The Frangipani Hotel by Violet Kupersmith

Kupersmith was only 25 when this evocative and lush book of short stories was published. It’s not that I hadn’t accomplished anything at 25, but I certainly was not publishing. Good for her, is what I’m saying. The Frangipani hotel … Continue reading

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January 2016

January was a good book month for me. It wasn’t good in just about any other regard, but I managed to completely finish 13 books! As with every year, I have been participating in James’s TBR Triple Dog Dare. Not … Continue reading

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2015 Reading Wrap-Up

Jamie over at The Perpetual Page-Turner has created a great end-of-year survey which I am filling out. Her post has some beautiful graphics but I am going to be lazy and not include them. Check them out though! 2015 Reading … Continue reading

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The final Triple Dog Dare

Hi all, please ignore my months-long absence! A year end wrap-up will be up by the end of the week. (In theory.) In the meantime, it’s that time again! James over at James Reads Books is hosting his final TBR … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fifteen Dogs, by AndrĂ© Alexis

Fifteen Dogs was published this past April and has been shortlisted for the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize. I received my ARC in January at the OLA Conference, and I was immediately sold on the premise of dogs who receive the … Continue reading

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Ninja Bookswap, Autumn 2015 edition

This fall is my third time participating in the Ninja Bookswap – and they just keep getting more and more awesome!! I had the pleasure of sending parcels to the UK and Macedonia, a country I knew very little about … Continue reading

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September Wrapup

Apologies for my month-long absence! I spent much of September with a computer that developed a nasty habit of shutting down without warning, so typing anything was an exercise in futility. I was also quite busy with work – I … Continue reading

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