Monthly Archives: October 2011

Literary Giveaway Blog Hop!

  Judith at leeswammes has organized another fun Literary Giveaway Blog Hop!   I am excited to be participating again and to offer my giveaway internationally.  Take a look around the blog, check out some of the books I’ve reviewed … Continue reading

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Reading Slowdown

  Halfway through October and I have not completed a single book.   This has not happened in a very long time.  While I always have a few books on the go at any one time (four right now), I … Continue reading

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Literary Blog Hop — Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

The Literary Blog Hop is hosted over at The Blue Bookcase This week’s question: If you could invite any three literary figures from different eras to a Sunday Dinner who would they be?  A seemingly easy, but rather difficult question; … Continue reading

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Literary Blog Hop — Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

The Literary Blog Hop is hosted over at The Blue Bookcase This week’s question: If you could invite any three literary figures from different eras to a Sunday Dinner who would they be?  A seemingly easy, but rather difficult question; … Continue reading

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Open Mind Open Mind …….

So last month I made this ranty post about the polarization of American politics and how a different point of view is rarely if ever contemplated.  And with that I mentioned that I put Dick Cheney’s memoir In My Time on … Continue reading

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It’s Booktopia!

  So remember in the spring when I mentioned the Books on the Nightstand Readers’ Retreat (best weekend ever)?  Several times?  Well look what was announced last Friday: It’s Booktopia — featuring not one, not two, but THREE reading retreats … Continue reading

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October’s Reading List

*sigh*    I have a lot on my reading plate for October.  Thankfully, the weather is getting cooler and it’s an ideal time to curl up on the couch with a blanket, a cup of coffee, and a great book or two.  … Continue reading

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