Category: Read

Post #3168: One-sentence reviews for the first half of 2019

Reads and reactions in brief since January 1st, 2019. How to be Alone – Lane MooreEssays. Lane Moore is youngish, funny, and figuring out her life. These essays are part of her process. This House is Haunted – John BoyneNovel. Forgettable. In other words,…

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Post #2053: So many books….

Okay – well, not *so* many. But three, and they arrived all at once after months of being on the holds list at the library. And the worst part is – these are all books that I really want to read (unlike the many…

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Post #1993: April showers bring sore throats (and reading)

(The above photo is of our Easter Sunday brunch – scones, marmalade, hard boiled eggs and chocolate – and has nothing to do with this post). I’m home today, in bed with a bit of a cold. Mostly it’s a sore throat, but there…

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Mini-Review: A Tale for the Time Being

Returning home from Victoria to my Amazon order of new fiction coincided with this dreadful cold that has kept me in bed for the last day and a half – which at the very least has allowed me to power through my first read…

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In the Bookshed: Unlikely approaches

Kiss my Aster, Amanda Thomsen 2012 This is probably one of the most fun gardening books I’ve come across in a very long while – “a graphic guide to creating a fantastic yard totally tailored to you” which incorporates amusing drawings and humorous commentary…

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