Category Archives: Book Talk

Back to the Classics 2019

It’s been ages since I participated in any kind of reading challenge. It’s also been ages since I was reading classics regularly. This latter fact, I want to rectify, and it seems like Karen’s Back to the Classics challenge would … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Quick, Slow

This week I skim-read through a book called Girls of Paper and Fire. I’m not a speed-reader, so when I skim-read, it’s mostly skipping through bits and catching on to important stuff along the way. The book is 380 pages, … Continue reading

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Old Friends

“Old friends sat on their park bench like bookends.” – Bookends, Simon and Garfunkel In the last week of October, I revisited The Night Circus for the first time in five years. I read it slowly and luxuriously over about a week, … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – RIP XIII Wrap-up

Another year of Readers Imbibing Peril has drawn to an end. And as usual, I read far more than necessary to complete my Peril the First level of the challenge. There are a few days left, but I doubt I’ll … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Ghost Stories

Audible has started giving away two of its Original productions to members each month. This month, I picked a nonfiction listen for November, and a short ghost story for RIP. The audio was just over half an hour long, so … Continue reading

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The Longest Books I’ve Ever Read

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday asks us about the longest books we’ve ever read. The following list is not my favorites of the longest books I’ve read, just the longest. Actually, it’s split pretty evenly between liked and disliked. Also split … Continue reading

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RIP XIII

As always at this time of year, I’m so excited for the Readers Imbibing Peril challenge to start! Of course, as per usual, I’ve already finished my first RIP read, before the challenge even begins – Foundryside by Robert Jackson … Continue reading

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