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Top Ten Instant Turn-offs

To counter last week’s bookish turn-ons! Once again, I talked about some of these last year in a Sunday Coffee post. Plus, anyone who’s been following me for awhile will know these already. But here goes – things that will … Continue reading

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Top Ten Instant Turn-ons

In books, you dorks. Heh. I once talked about these in a Sunday Coffee post, so let me start with those bookish turn-ons. I’m immediately drawn to books if they: are set on a cruise involve shared dreams involve reincarnation … Continue reading

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Top Ten Unique Books

Today’s topic is a really fun one – most unique books I’ve read. I’ve read some very unique (both good and bad) over the years, and here are the most bizarre of them: 1. Troll: A Love Story by Johanna … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – First Quarter Goal Check-in

When I posted my goals for 2017, I said I’d check in quarterly. I imagine these check-ins are more for my own benefit than that of my readers, so I’ll try to keep things brief! (Yeah right, Manda…how about I … Continue reading

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Top Ten Creature Characters

I’ll admit, I’m not usually a fan of talking animals and the like in books. However, some authors really think outside the norm and have made me fall in love with all sorts of creatures over the years. Here are … Continue reading

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The Stories That Have Stayed With Me

Back when I was writing about Words of Radiance two Sundays ago, I got to thinking about how some books really resonate and stick. Some books just seem to come at exactly the right time, and influence your life so … Continue reading

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2017 Book Priorities

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday asks about the books we meant to get to in 2016 but didn’t. Happily, I actually managed to get through my entire 2016 book priorities list, either reading, culling, or forwarding to 2017 (in the case … Continue reading

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