Category Archives: Book Talk

When Anxiety Attacks

“People say depression lies. Anxiety is just stupid. It’s unable to tell the difference between things that are actually scary (being buried alive, for example) and things that are not scary at all (being in bed under the covers). It … Continue reading

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2020 Book Priorities

Every year, I begin with a list of books that will be top priority over the next twelve months. This list is pulled from multiple sources: anticipated new releases unread books from my shelves backlogged audio queue Goodreads TBR and … Continue reading

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2019 in Books

The end of 2019 is on the horizon, so it’s time for all the wrap-ups to begin. Today, I start with books. I had a fairly good (though quiet) reading year, with 61 total books and another four I abandoned … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – A Nod to Nonfiction November

I don’t read enough nonfiction each year to participate in Nonfiction November, but I always think of November as nonfiction month* in my head, probably because I’ve spent so many years watching other bloggers participate. Most years, I try to … Continue reading

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RIP XIV Wrap-up

It’s been an awesome challenge, y’all! Let me just start with that. I had a HUGE list of potential books on my original Readers Imbibing Peril list – nineteen total. Of those, I read eight, culled eight, and was unable … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – RIP XIV

And it’s here!!!!! For the I-don’t-know-how-many-eth time, I’m participating in the Readers Imbibing Peril Challenge this fall. (I believe my first time was 2009?) For those who haven’t heard of this before, the RIP Challenge runs from September 1st to … Continue reading

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Books on the List

For those of you who knew me as a blogger in the first half of 2011, you’ll probably remember a major shift that I made a few months into the year. I went from reading and reviewing 15+ books per … Continue reading

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