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Reading Report: Early January 2023

Back in November, I was happily reading several different books (Come on All You Ghosts by Matthew Zapruder, Le Lion, La Sorcière Blanche et L’Armoire Magique by C.S. Lewis/Anne-Marie Dalmais, and Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis), and I … Continue reading

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Reading Report: Review of 2022

I read 56 books in 2022. Hooray! I’d like to read even more for 2023. Retinoschisis could ultimately take away my ability to read, and I’m already struggling with small print. I should read as many books as I can, … Continue reading

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Reading Report: 11/12/22

I am currently reading a book of poetry (Come on All You Ghosts by Matthew Zapruder, 72/108 pages), a book in French (Le Lion, La Sorcière Blanche et L’Armoire Magique by C.S. Lewis, translated by Anne-Marie Dalmais, 144/186 pages), one … Continue reading

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Reading Report: 10/30/22

On the Bus with Rosa Parks by Rita Dove: I started this book of poetry back in 2021, but got distracted from it repeatedly. Last month I decided that enough was enough. I deliberately sat down and read it, cover … Continue reading

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International Mail

I got some international mail today!

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So Many Books, So Little Time

A couple of months ago the kids asked me to add up my reading tallies for each year since I started blogging. They were curious about how much I’d read. It turns out that I had read over 675 books … Continue reading

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Reading Report: End of August 2022

I finished In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware. It was a fast read. The main character is Leonora, aka Lee, Leo, and Nora. When she gets an invite to a hen party from her one-time best friend, she’s … Continue reading

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Reading Report: July’s End

Finished: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling, plus Hatchet by Gary Paulson. In Hatchet, 13-year-old Brian Robeson is traveling by single-engine … Continue reading

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Reading Report: Late April

I finished D (A Tale of Two Worlds) by Michel Faber. It is this story, the letter D has virtually disappeared from the world. A girl named Dhikilo and a sphinx travel to a strange other world to figure out … Continue reading

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Reading Report: March-Into-April

I finished The Bookshop of Second Chances by Jackie Frasier. In this romance, a soon-to-be-divorced woman from Sussex inherits a home in Scotland and sets up a whole new life for herself there, including a job at a the local … Continue reading

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