Category Archives: reading

Summer Reading Bingo!

I like the idea of reading projects, but I never seem to have the time/energy/discipline to properly follow through with one (exhibit A:  all of the reading challenges I have attempted in my blogging career, none of which I ever … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading

Tomorrow (Thursday) is a holiday here in the United States (and, side note, it is the anniversary of the day I moved from Canada to the Chicagoland area in 1999).  Though one day off is good, I decided to take a … Continue reading

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Judging a Book by Its Lover

Judging a Book by Its Lover:  A Field Guide to the Hearts and Minds of Readers Everywhere by Lauren Leto Published:  2012 by Harper Perennial Source:  Received copy from publisher for review   A book about books — what could … Continue reading

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World Book Night — I’m a giver!

Look at what arrived in my inbox this afternoon:  Dear World Book Night book giver, Yes, you read that right: World Book Night book giver! Has a nice ring to it, yes? And you’re one of them, or will be … Continue reading

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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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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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Do I read too much?

The other night I attended a wonderful presentation at my favorite bookstore, Read Between the Lynes about books ideal for book group discussions. Part of the presentation was some giveaways, and for one of them the person who had read … Continue reading

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