Monthly Archives: October 2010

Book Beginnings on Friday

    Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme created by Becky at Page Turners, and is now hosted by Katy at A Few More Pages. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that … Continue reading

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Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

  One of the things that I love about reading is the ability to go back into history and view events from a different perspective, both in fiction and non-fiction.  An epic novel, both in its length – 985 pages – … Continue reading

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Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

  One of the things that I love about reading is the ability to go back into history and view events from a different perspective, both in fiction and non-fiction.  An epic novel, both in its length – 985 pages – … 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. This week I only finished one book:  … Continue reading

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A Blogger Recommended — Hitler’s Canary

  Welcome to the first post in A Blogger Recommended, a series where I will periodically write about a book I’ve read based on the review/post of another blogger.   It gives me great pleasure to start with the YA novel … 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. Books finished: Russian Winter by Daphne Kolotay … Continue reading

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Russian Winter – Daphne Kalotay

  Nina Revskaya was once a prima ballerina for the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.  Her life was relatively comfortable, given that she lived in Stalinist Russia; but after a series of events that cause her to question her own life, … Continue reading

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On Abandoning Books

  So in a recent post, I mentioned that I had recently abandoned two books in a week and several commenters expressed interest as to why.  Other commenters mentioned how they did not like abandoning books for fear of missing … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday — Books I’ll Never Read

  Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s question is to list your top 10 books that you will never read.   Warning:  I understand that some of the books I … 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.   This week I finished: … Continue reading

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