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Book Review: "The Photography of Game of Thrones"

Book thirty seven of my 2019 Reading Challenge. The Photography of Game of Thrones So I became a Game of Thrones fan a little later in the game than most and you can read more about that in my blog post here. I managed to get the first seven seasons finished before the eighth premiered… Continue reading Book Review: "The Photography of Game of Thrones"

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Book Review: "The Paper Menagerie"

Book thirty six of my 2019 Reading Challenge. Ken Liu's The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories Short stories are always great to read because they're short and a quick to finish for most readers. They let you get a taste of a story without the commitment of an entire novel. Unfortunately, for me, a book… Continue reading Book Review: "The Paper Menagerie"

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Book Review: "Yes Please"

Book thirty five of my 2019 Reading Challenge. Amy Poehler's Yes Please I didn't think I'd like non-fiction and biographies in particular but with this reading challenge I wanted to try some new things. Amy Poehler's biography about her life as a comedian and mom was one that I enjoyed a lot. I mean, who… Continue reading Book Review: "Yes Please"

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Book Review: The Black Dagger Brotherhood Series (1-6)

Books twenty nine through thirty four of my 2019 Reading Challenge. J.R. Ward's The Black Dagger Brotherhood I was first introduced to J.R. Ward's world of vampires when I was in high school from that dear old bookworm of a friend that I've mentioned before. She owns all the books and let me borrow the… Continue reading Book Review: The Black Dagger Brotherhood Series (1-6)

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The Short Warm Season: Summer and Fall Wrap-Up

Even though it is technically still fall, here in Colorado we are already in full-blown winter. It's already snowed twice and it's sticking to the ground so it's staying for the next six months. I've been a bit absent from here lately, but it's because I've been busy. So here's a wrap-up of all that… Continue reading The Short Warm Season: Summer and Fall Wrap-Up

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Book Review: “Turtles All the Way Down”

Book twenty eight of my 2019 Reading Challenge. Before I get into the my most recent book review, I thought I'd let you know I've decided to lower my goal for the 2019 Goodreads Reading Challenge. Instead of reaching for the 50 book goal I will be trying to get 40 books read instead. 50… Continue reading Book Review: “Turtles All the Way Down”

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Book Review: “Displacement: A Travelogue”

Book twenty seven of my 2019 Reading Challenge. Lucy Knisley's Displacement: A Travelogue I enjoyed Knisley's first travelogue about her adventures in Europe when she was in her twenties so I thought I would look into some of her other travelogues. I was not as impressed with this graphic memoir as I was with Knisley's… Continue reading Book Review: “Displacement: A Travelogue”

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Book Review: “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Book twenty six of my 2019 Reading Challenge. Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale I have been wanting to read this book so I can start watching the series on Hulu. I knew the premise was different than the average dystopian novel, but I really liked the story and message it conveyed. Offred's character is a… Continue reading Book Review: “The Handmaid’s Tale”

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Book Review: “Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops”

Book twenty five of my 2019 Reading Challenge. Jen Campbell's Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops I'm officially halfway through my 2019 Reading Challenge! I know I'm a little behind, but I'm still confident I will finish 50 books before the year is over. To celebrate my halfway point I read a book of collected… Continue reading Book Review: “Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops”