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Readathon: Since We Fell, by Dennis Lehane

Years ago, Rachel was a globe-traveling journalist with a hot career and her life put together. After a PTSD-related mental collapse, she’s become agoraphobic and has lost most of the people she was once friends with. The big exception is … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Readathon Wrap-up

I kinda failed this year’s Readathon. Heh. Things were all set up for me with the kids gone, but y’all, my reading mood is just not there these days! I started my day by trying and culling three books: Stalking … Continue reading

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Readathon – Spring 2018

I wasn’t sure if I would sign up for Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon this time around. My TBR pile is pretty low, my reading has been unmotivated, and Jason will be out of town taking Morrigan on a college visit. However, … Continue reading

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Big Little Lies, by Liane Moriarty

Someone has been killed at a themed, costumed, school trivia night. There should be multiple witnesses, yet all claim to have not seen. Speculation abounds. Perhaps it was the alcohol in the punch that night, much more potent than it … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Readathon Wrap-up

It’s Sunday morning. Readathon just ended. I’m beat. I stayed up until almost midnight because my audiobook really drew me in. Then after I finally got in bed, the hotel shoved a paper under the door in a very loud … Continue reading

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Readathon: April 2017

It’s time! Readathon for April 2017 has begun. Just like last April, I’m taking a mini-vacation for this ‘thon. I’ve dragged my pile of books to a local hotel and will spend the day luxuriating. There will be walks and … Continue reading

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Readathon: The Selection, by Kiera Cass

America Singer is perfectly fine with her life. Sure, her family isn’t rich or part of an upper caste, but the love of her life lives next door, and she’s happy with the profession she’s assigned by society. Then she … Continue reading

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Readathon: The Trouble With Destiny, by Lauren Morrill

Liza is determined. As the drum major for her band in a school where music funding is about to get severely cut, she needs to find a way to save the program. Enter the Destiny cruise, where high school performers … Continue reading

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Readathon: Folk Tales

During the Readathon, I read two collections of folk tales. The first, Nine Magic Pea-Hens, is a collection of 35 Serbian folk tales collected by Vuk Karadzic. The second, Alexander and the Golden Bird, is a set of 19 Danish … Continue reading

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Readathon: This is Where it Ends, by Marieke Nijkamp

In Opportunity, Alabama, Tyler Browne walks into his former high school on the first day of the spring semester. Most of the student population is in the auditorium for the welcome speech, and Tyler has locked everyone in. He has … Continue reading

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