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15 Day Book Blogger Challenge: Day 7, Talk About Your Blogging Quirks

Like my friend Kelly, I like to start my review as soon as I finish the book. It’s very rare that I’ll postpone a review till later in the week or month, which could be tempting since many of the … Continue reading

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15 Day Book Blogger Challenge: Day 6 “Describe How You Shop for Books”

I’m big on the Amazon Wish List. When I read a Goodreads or book blog review about a new book that sounds interesting, I’ll add it to my Amazon Wish List. When it’s payday, or I get my birthday or … Continue reading

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15 Day Book Blogger Challenge: Day 5, Recommend a Tear-Jerker

I’ve seen some of my book-blogging peers already suggest this one, but I don’t mind being non-trailblazingy. When I think “tear-jerker,” the first book that pops to mind is John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars.” Green creates two characters … Continue reading

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15 Day Book Blogger Challenge: Day 4, “What was the last book you flung across the room?”

The last literary projectile I fired was a Lee Child “Jack Reacher” novel. It was fine–I had no quarrel with the book. I just had a med-induced rage spike and had to throw something. Being as it was a Jack … Continue reading

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15 Day Book Blogger Challenge: Day 3, “Who Are Your Blogging BFF’s?”

Without a doubt, my Generalissima of Blogging BFF’s is the inimitable Kelly. She blogs daily: through rain and sleet and snow and dark of night, she always has a review ready to pop. She is a blogging whirlwind, and an … Continue reading

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15 Day Book Blogger Challenge: Day 2, What is Your Bedtime Reading Ritual?

Interesting question. I have several friends who like to read before they go to sleep at night. It helps them relax. I don’t get that at all, anymore than “The West Wing”‘s alcoholic Chief of Staff Leo McGarry understands how … Continue reading

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15 Day Book Blogger Challenge. Day One: Make 15 Book-Related Confessions

Eh, what the hell. Let’s give this a shot, shall we? 1) Before I began my book blog, I was a big re-reader. I’ve read the Harry Potter books at least four times each. Ditto for The Millenium Trilogy, and … Continue reading

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