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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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Meh Mashup II

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Over the months that my blog has been rather sparsely attended I accumulated a few titles that I didn’t love but I didn’t hate, either. That means it’s time for another installation of the Meh Mashup. Here are the latest titles that just didn’t do much for me. The Teleportation Accident came to me highly […]

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Wednesday’s Review ~ The Spinning Heat by Donal Ryan

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The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan Published by: Steerforth Press Published on: February 25, 2014 Page Count: 160 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook provided to me by the publisher through Audiobook Jukebox’s Solid Gold Reviewer program. Audiobook Published by: Steerforth Press Narrator: Wayne Farrell Audiobook Length: 4 hours 48 minutes Available Formats: Paperback, eBook, […]

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Filling in the Blanks ~ March 4, 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 ~ The Returned by Jason Mott

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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. Late last fall my husband began watching a French television series being […]

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Thankfully Sunday ~ 03/02/2014

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Several Valentine’s Days ago my husband bought me a firefly pendant. It stood out to me because the wings are his birthstone and the opals are mine, my girls, and are the stone for the month we got married. I love it and I’ve worn it every day since. Fireflies have never held any special […]

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Audio Mini ~ My Own Miraculous by Joshilyn Jackson

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My Own Miraculous by Joshilyn Jackson William Morrow Impulse ~ October 29, 2013 ~ 128 pages HarperAudio ~ narrated by the author ~ 2 hours 19 minutes Because I’m not the most diligent of researchers and often completely miss a lot of bookish things, I was unaware of the existence My Own Miraculous before I began reading Someone Else’s […]

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The Bones of Paris by Laurie R. King

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The Bones of Paris by Laurie R. King Published by: Random House Published on: September 10, 2013 Page Count: 432 Genre: Mystery My Reading Format: Audiobook I snagged through Library Things’s Early Reviewer Program Audiobook Published by: Recorded Books Narrator: Jefferson Mays Audiobook Length: 13 hours and 11 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook […]

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Wednesday’s Review ~ Fallen Beauty by Erika Robuck

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Fallen Beauty by Erika Robuck Published by: New American Library Published on: March 4, 2014 Page Count: 384 Genre: Historical Fiction My Reading Format: ARC sent to me by the publisher in order for me to participate in Erika’s blog tour. Available Formats: Paperback and eBook Giveaway! Thanks to the publisher, I am able to offer […]

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Filling in the Blanks ~ February 25, 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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