Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Even if you prefer e-readers to print, if you are a reader/book lover there is something magical about walking into a bookstore.  Nine times out of ten you (read: me) will go in without anything specific in mind, yet you (me) … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Booktopia Boulder

It goes without saying, but a weekend dedicated to talking about books and reading is amazing.  Add the beautiful location of Boulder, Colorado and who could ask for anything more? Unlike past Booktopias where I signed up for every session … 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. I need to learn to stop oversharing when the Marine asks me a question.  Yesterday I was doing step-ups on a 12-inch … Continue reading

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BBB – Booktopia Boulder Bound!

  At the ung*dly hour of 6:00 tomorrow morning I will be on a plane headed to Boulder, Colorado,  and one of my favorite weekends of the year:  Booktopia!  Three days of books and reading and talking about books in … Continue reading

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The Martian: A Perfect Book for This Week

I’ve done some complaining about how I have had little time to do much reading lately, but then this one book comes along and I have to make time to read it – work and other obligations be damned! It is … Continue reading

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Reading Withdrawal Part Deux

*Sigh* Last weekend I had little time to read because I was visiting with my family in Minneapolis and I was cooped up with my hub in a hotel room.  Since then I have had little time to read – … Continue reading

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