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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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2017 Goals

It’s that time of year! Time to decide what I want to accomplish in 2017. Last year, I didn’t make any goals, and I really regretted that. Even in years where I only focus on one section of my goals, … Continue reading

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The Best of 2016 (non-book)

I think it’s no secret by now that 2016 has been a really hard year for me and my family. A year ago, after another really hard year, I sat down and made a list of the best moments of 2015. … Continue reading

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Most Anticipated 2017 Releases

Hello! I’m fiddling with today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic, which asks for the most anticipated releases from the first half of 2017. I have few enough anticipated releases in the upcoming year that there would be no point of a … Continue reading

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Best New-To-Me Authors of 2016

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday asks for our favorite new-to-us authors of 2016. For me, 2016 was actually a year of rereads and deep reading (for already-loved authors). Only 33 authors were new to me this year (so far, anyway), and of … Continue reading

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