Category Archives: re-reads

A Fine Balance and My Connection to Oprah

A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry Published:  1995 by McClelland & Stewart Source:  Purchased   After pulling A Fine Balance off of my bookshelf to re-read it for the first time in many years, I am thrilled to say that it … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday — The Re-Reading Edition

I am still in a reading slump as I have not completed a single book this week.  But that’s ok, because I am re-reading one of my all-time favorite books and it’s worth taking my time to savor it. A … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

  Ok, sitting around is what I normally do on a Sunday (with something to read in hand of course) but this weekend I can at least be justified for doing so.  Yesterday was my husband’s nephew’s bar mitzvah and it … Continue reading

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – A re-read

  I read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society in one afternoon not long after it was published and I just adored it.  A novel of the correspondence primarily between writer Juliet Ashton and residents on the island … Continue reading

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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd and Murder on the Orient Express

 Welcome to today’s stop on The Classics Circuit Golden Age of Detective Fiction Tour!  The Murder of Roger Ackroyd and Murder on the Orient Express are two of Agatha Christie’s best known novels featuring her eccentric Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot.  … Continue reading

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It’s Monday — What are you Reading

I’m on a meme roll …. This is my first post for What are You Reading –  hosted by Sheila – an opportunity to let everyone (or, at least those who are reading my blog!) know what I’ve read in … Continue reading

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On re-reading

I have so many books on my to-read pile and on my list of what I want to read that I do not normally go back and re-read anything, however one of my book groups will be seeing the movie … Continue reading

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