Monthly Archives: March 2010

What to read, what to read

Like many booklovers, I have a huge pile of books on my shelves (and on the floor, as it happens) waiting to be read, along with a few (or many) books that I have borrowed from the library.  Last night … Continue reading

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April in Paris – What’s in a Name Challenge

Almost three months into the year and I have finally completed a book for the What’s in a Name Challenge! April in Paris by Michael Wallner is set in World War II in occupied Paris and is about a young … Continue reading

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World Party Reading Challenge

I just realized that at the beginning of the year I had signed up for a few reading challenges and I have not done anything about them.  So what am I going to do – sign up for another one! … Continue reading

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Ulysses — come join me

  Last year I took it upon myself to read In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust — the whole thing.  It took me about nine months, and I can’t say that I enjoyed the whole thing, but there … Continue reading

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The Unfinished Clue

Welcome to today’s stop on the Georgette Heyer Classic Circuit!   A country house.  Guests arriving for the weekend.  A host whom almost everyone dislikes for one reason or another.  An ideal set-up for a classic 1930s English murder mystery.  … Continue reading

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A book not quite ready for its time

I hate it when I start a book that I have been eagerly anticipating and don’t feel pulled in right away. Cutting for Stone has been on my to-read list for the last year, and when it was recently released … Continue reading

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Short books

  In my last post I questioned myself on whether I might read too much since at that time I had read 20 books so far in 2010.  A few days later, I finished two books probably within the span of 12 … Continue reading

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