100 Word Challenge: Practice

A while back my Mister gifted me with a new iPad. I had asked for one so I could read ebooks, and hopefully cut back on buying hardback books. I was running out of room and money. When I got it, I honestly thought that was all I’d use it for – reading. But, I’ve […]

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100 Word Challenge: Abandon

It’s near the end of February, and I am making progress on my reading list. I’ve finished three books, making progress on three more, and have another book waiting in my queue. (It’s due back at the library in two weeks, so I have a specific deadline unless I renewed it for another seven days.) […]

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Attacking the To-Read pile

I was doing so well. I posted the 100 Word Challenge on time for a couple of weeks, then BOOM, I just couldn’t get inspired. As an experiment, this week I’m moving the posting day to Friday. We can try that for a little while to see if I can meet a deadline. Publishing mid-week […]

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100 Word Challenge: Obsession

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I have a lifelong obsession with books… mayhap I should more accurately say addiction. In my house, between my husband, children and myself, we have close to 1000 books. That’s correct, four figures. Enough to open our own small bookshop. Add to that another 360+ ebooks… well, you can see the problem. I just turned […]

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100 Word Challenge: Rebel

We are smack in the middle of Banned Books Week (Sept. 22-28) and I celebrate every year. Based on archival lists, I have read a few several a lot banned books. You might be surprised to find out how many books you’ve read that were at one time or another banned or restricted at schools, libraries and […]

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100 Word Challenge: Arrest

I had a routine doctor’s appointment this week, and as per usual, I took a book expecting a long wait to be invited back to the exam rooms. Once called in, everything went as expected… then my doc asked what I was reading. “’A Gentleman in Moscow’,” I said, explaining I had the book in […]

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