Tag Archives: my sister

October 9, 2012: Home, A Book Igloo

During my long break from blogging, I was always collecting ideas for future posts in case I ever got my groove back. Many of these ideas were sent by friends and family who had stumbled across interesting book-related items that … Continue reading

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July 21, 2011: Bad Classics

PAGES READ since July 4: 300 YEAR TO DATE: 6,233 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards and Atonement by Ian McEwan BOOKS COMPLETED: 16 -3,867 PAGES A recent post on Huffington Post Books listed five classic works of literature that are … Continue reading

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June 22, 2011: The Secret to Successful Book Reviews

PAGES READ Thursday to Wednesday: 87 YEAR TO DATE: 5,536 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards and The Comfort of Strangers by Ian McEwan BOOKS COMPLETED: 14 -3,114 PAGES So it seems that nearly everyone except me is willing to … Continue reading

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April 26, 2011: McLuhan Was Right!

PAGES READ: 50! YEAR TO DATE: 4,201 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 10 -1,599 PAGES Not that anyone needed confirmation from me, but Marshall McLuhan was really onto something … Continue reading

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April 18, 2011: The Hunger Games

PAGES READ Friday to Monday: 864 YEAR TO DATE: 3,751 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 9 -1,649 PAGES Hello Hunger Games!  Where have you been all my life?  At 384 pages and less … Continue reading

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February 21, 2011: The Finkler Question

PAGES READ on Saturday: 14 PAGES READ on Sunday: 21 PAGES READ on Monday: 45 YEAR TO DATE: 1,520 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -1080 PAGES I finished Part … Continue reading

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February 13, 2011: Being The Perfect Guest

PAGES READ on Thursday: 6 PAGES READ on Friday: 6 PAGES READ on Saturday: 5 PAGES READ on Sunday: 27 YEAR TO DATE: 1,339 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -861 PAGES I haven’t blogged much lately … Continue reading

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