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Sunday Coffee – Disturbing Themes

For the last month, I’ve been skim-reading thrillers. Not reading them enough to review them here, but kinda speeding through them when my brain needs something fast and furious to swallow down. Frankly, I’ve been disturbed by a lot of … Continue reading

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Top Ten(ish) Autumn-themed Books

I struggled hard with this topic. I don’t know if it’s just me – maybe I don’t read the right kind of books – or if publishers just don’t take advantage of autumn-themed palettes, but I couldn’t find many books … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Serial

I have always struggled with reading in chunks. If I’m going to read through a whole book, I won’t take more than three weeks to do it.** Even the really long and/or tough ones, like Pale Fire or Don Quixote, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Book Boyfriends/Girlfriends

So technically today’s topic wants us to talk about which characters we as readers have crushes on. I don’t have very many of those, though, and instead I have a particular soft spot toward the rare functional couple in fiction. … Continue reading

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Top Ten Books on My Fall TBR

There are/were a bunch of books coming out this year that I can’t/couldn’t wait to get my hands on, and nearly all of them were scheduled to arrive in the fall. A couple are out now, but most are still … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Starting Again (Series Edition!)

Everyone does it. We start a series and then, for one reason or another, quit reading. Now, there are plenty of series I’ve started and never continued because I simply disliked the first book. A couple examples: Tithe, The Knife … Continue reading

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Top Ten Books I Struggled With And…

Today’s topic at Top Ten Tuesday is about books we struggled with, in whichever interpretation of that you’d like. I decided to split my list into two categories: the books I struggled with and ultimately abandoned, and the books I … Continue reading

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