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Monday Mini ~ The Headmaster’s Wife

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Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. I’m back from Sin City a little poorer, but no worse for […]

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The Housewife Wannabe Chronicles, Ceiling Fan Edition Ft Jolie Kerr

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When my husband suggested that I name my blog Literate Housewife it was not without a little irony. Homemaking is not a science to which I excel. Until recently I never even aspired to excel at it. Now that my kids are getting more independent I’ve been trying to do a better job embracing the […]

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Wednesday’s Review ~ Lexicon by Max Barry

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Lexicon by Max Barry Published by: The Penguin Press Published on: June 18, 2013 Page Count: 400 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Hardcover I received in the 1st Book Riot Quarterly Box. Available Formats: Hardcover, Paperback (as of 4/1/2014), eBook, and Audiobook Summary from the Publisher: At an exclusive training school at an undisclosed location […]

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Filling in the Blanks ~ 03/18/2014

In an attempt to breathe some new life into blogging, I’ve been thinking about ways I could mix things up. I need some things I could post on a regular basis that could be quick and fun. One thought that kept recurring was to post the answers to a weekly list of questions. This feature […]

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Monday Mini ~ Elizabeth I by Margaret George

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Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. I have been very remiss in capping off the wonderful reading event […]

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In Praise of BookRiot’s Quarterly Box

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This is the post I should have written in December when I received the very first Quarterly Box from Book Riot. They put this together through the Quarterly website. I had no idea that this was a thing. The concept is that you subscriber to a company’s quarterly subscription and every three months you get […]

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Wednesday’s Review ~ The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

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The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon Published by: Knopf Published on: February 11, 2014 Page Count: 336 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook digital download provided to me by the publisher for consideration. Audiobook Published by: Random House Audio Narrators: Cassandra Campbell and Kathe Mazur Audiobook Length: 10 hours 46 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, […]

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Filling in the Blanks ~ 03/11/2014

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In an attempt to breathe some new life into blogging, I’ve been thinking about ways I could mix things up. I need some things I could post on a regular basis that could be quick and fun. One thought that kept recurring was to post the answers to a weekly list of questions. This feature […]

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Monday Mini ~ Savage Girl by Jean Zimmerman

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Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. Much of January and February was a blur of family related responsibilities, […]

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Thankfully Sunday ~ 03/09/2014

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Life doesn’t get much better than getting to spend time with good friends. This weekend I got the opportunity to meet Cassanda, one of my favorite Book Rioters, in person for the first time. She’s stopped in Roanoke on her way to spend some time with fellow Book Rioters in Richmond and I couldn’t be […]

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