Monthly Archives: January 2013

TLC Book Tour – The Uninvited Guests

The Uninvited Guests by Sadie Jones Published:  2012 by Harper Perennial Source:  Received from the publisher for review  In 1912 at a run-down English estate, the “man of the house”, Edward Swift, departs for Manchester to make a last-ditch effort … 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 Book Journey.   It is a chance to share with others what you have been reading and what you plan to read. This week I finished the … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. After my experience with Pilates last Tuesday, I decided to proceed with my bravery and try a cardio kickboxing class at the … 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 Book Journey.   It is a chance to share with others what you have been reading and what you plan to read. Last week I finished the … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. My gym membership includes 4 Pilates Reformer classes per month (if you don’t know what a Pilates Reformer is, think of it as … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour – An Uncommon Education

An Uncommon Education by Elizabeth Percer Published:  2012 by Harper Perennial Source:  Received from publisher for review   An Uncommon Education starts out well enough – we meet Naomi Feinstein, a young girl with fragile parents – mother, emotionally; father … 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 Book Journey.   It is a chance to share with others what you have been reading and what you plan to read. Last week I finished the … Continue reading

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Essay Reading Challenge Check-in

  Essays Completed:  7 Sources:  The Ecstasy of Influence by Jonathan Lethem, The New Yorker (January 7, 2013 edition)   So this Essay Reading Challenge might be one I can actually finish!  Only 10 days into the year and I … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges.  It’s been a long time since I have participated, but a New Year is upon us and it is time for me … Continue reading

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January Reading List

Happy New Year everyone!  I hope that 2013 brings to you lots of wonderful books to read and plenty of spare time to curl up with them. I’ve avoided making any formal reading resolutions for the new year, but I … Continue reading

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