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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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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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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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July wrap-up

July was a good month for me, bookwise. I completed 26 books! Here are some numbers, since you all know I love breaking things down into numbers! Books completed: 26 Total pages read: 6808 Average book length: 260p 19 were … Continue reading

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Booking Through Thursday, and Ninja Swap

Today I bring offerings of two posts in one! First up, today’s BTT post: How do you store your books? On bookcases? In piles? In piles on bookcases? Are they sorted? Do you know where everything is? What’s the most … Continue reading

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June Wrapup

Happy Canada Day everyone! We had a barbecue, despite the rain. You know you’re Canadian when, eh?! June was a pretty decent month, book wise. I haven’t got too many stats for you, but here are some numbers. Books read: … Continue reading

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