Tag Archives: GLP

Darkover Revisited

I have decided to continue rereading the Darkover novels by Marion Zimmer Bradley, partly for the fun of revisiting a favorite series, but also as part of the ongoing GLP. I started the ball rolling by asking my mom if … Continue reading

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Pass

I feel bad about abandoning any book before I finish reading it, but sometimes it’s necessary. Here are two books that I abandoned recently. Quest for the Faradawn by Richard Ford Grade: not graded A note on the author of … Continue reading

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First Impressions

Borders is soon to close down. There are fewer than ten days left to their going-out-of-business sale. I’m not sad about this per se. It never was one of my favorite bookstores. However, it is the closest one. Losing it … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Classic?

I bought three books by John Varley called Titan, Wizard, and Demon because I thought the series was supposed to be some sort of sci-fi classic. Hah. Titan by John Varley Grade: B- <spoiler alert> Synopsis: Sex with this guy, … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I have read so many books lately, but I just haven’t had time to comment on them. Here are a few words on each of them. Tales from the Arabian Nights (A Whitman Teen Age Book), as told by Lee … Continue reading

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Purge, Baby, Purge!

In preparation for Marshall’s first birthday party, we decided to finish remodeling the guest bathroom. That meant we could no no longer use it as a storage room, so earlier this week, we carried out box after box. We had … Continue reading

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Good News for the GLP

An added benefit of the Marplethon is that I can get rid of all my Marple books. I have my blog to remind me of how I felt about each one so it’s unlikely that I’ll ever feel the need … Continue reading

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Egad!

I have let Time, the Move, and the Baby blind me to the reality of my book problem. So many of my books were hidden in boxes, I forgot how many I had. Last night, we moved a bunch of … Continue reading

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Year-End Reading

I thought it would be fun to reread the entire Harry Potter series, so that’s what I’ve been up to lately. I already finished the first three (The Sorcerer’s Stone, The Chamber of Secrets, and The Prisoner of Azkaban). I’m … Continue reading

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McCaffrey Trio

Someone recently told me that people read books for the characters. I felt like debating that statement at first. People also like a good plot, descriptive passages, and other aspects of books. But if they don’t like the characters or … Continue reading

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