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Reading Trio

I prefer to review books one at a time, but when you get as far behind as I am, that becomes impossible. I don’t remember enough to write full reviews anyway, and even if I did, it would take forever. … Continue reading

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Books, Books, Books

Faithful Reader is back! And with him came a house guest—his friend, V. The three of us jumped in the car on Thursday and went to the big annual book sale in Westerly (the same one I went to last … Continue reading

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Can’t You Read the Signs?

Astrology: Your Place in the Sun by Evangeline Adams is an astrology book that was published in 1928. According to this book, long life is a common trait among Virgos. Yay! But it also says that they tend to lack … Continue reading

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A Gate to a Strange Land

The Gate to Women’s Country by Sheri S. Tepper Grade: B The Gate to Women’s Country takes place in a postapocalyptic world. Forced to eke out a rough living in the lands between “desolations” (vast radioactive areas where nothing will … Continue reading

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Great Library Binge

It wasn’t my fault! They were selling books at the library, so what was I to do? Just ignore a whole roomful of cheap books? I’ve heard that some people have that ability, but not I. And so yesterday I … Continue reading

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My Addiction

I haven’t been completely honest about my book-buying addiction. You see, around the holidays, I sort of fell off the wagon and bought a bunch of books. When that bunch was added to the pile that people gave me as … Continue reading

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An Affair to Remember

And now, to balance the less-than-cheery insights from the last post, I present to you the other book that I read recently. Thursday Next: First Among Sequels by Jasper Fforde Grade: A My love affair with The Eyre Affair has … Continue reading

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And How Old Are You?

Faithful Reader kidded me the other day about my propensity for reading children’s books. He said, “And how old are you?” I don’t think he meant it too seriously, but he did have a point. I had been reading an … Continue reading

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A Book’s Last Chance

I own a book called The Magus by John Fowles. It came into my hands in an unusual way. The library was giving away a sad-looking collection of books that hadn’t sold at the last book sale. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Futuristic Deja Vu

Here’s another book that rose to the top of the pile and finally got itself read. The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer Grade: B Eoin Colfer is the author of the popular Artemis Fowl series, excellent books that have already been … Continue reading

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