Monthly Archives: August 2010

It’s Monday – What are You Reading?

  It’s Monday – What are you Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila at bookjourney to allow us to share with others in the book-loving cyberworld what is on our reading plates.   This last week was crazy … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings on Friday

Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Becky at Page Turners. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you’re reading. … Continue reading

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The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill

I don’t know how any of us in the twenty-first century can begin to comprehend what it was like to have been forced into slavery.  Sure, we complain about being overworked and underpaid, but for the most part we are … Continue reading

Posted in book thoughts, Canadian Book Challenge, Canadian lit.

Ulysses Wednesday #11

 Welcome to Ulysses Wednesday, where I track my progress reading James Joyce’s tale of a day in the life of Leopold Bloom.  Status: page 534 of 783  Another short post today — I’m still in the chapter representing a play, and … Continue reading

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It’s Monday — What are you Reading?

    It’s Monday – What are you Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila at bookjourney to allow us to share with others in the book-loving cyberworld what is on our reading plates.   It’s been a while … Continue reading

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Ulysses Wednesday #10

Welcome to Ulysses Wednesday, where I track my progress reading James Joyce’s tale of a day in the life of Leopold Bloom. Status: page 474 of 783   So I’m in a chapter now that is reading like a play, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!

  So I just returned from a quick visit up to my hometown of Winnipeg to visit with family and friends and to celebrate my xxth birthday with my niece Ryane who turned four on the same day.  I also had … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Book Challenge, Canadian lit., prize winners