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Quarterly Reading List: Third Quarter, 2014

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I fell slightly behind my 100-books-in-2014 goal during this last quarter, BUT we’re still looking good! Plus there’s a lot of travel happening this month so I’m hoping I’ll be able to make it up.   Many of the books … Continue reading


Quarterly Reading List: March-June 2014

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I’m back from my (sort-of) blog hiatus! I’ll be easing back into the blogging scene with posts once or twice weekly, and I’m planning an update post in the near future to let you all know what exciting things I’ve … Continue reading


And the Total Readathon Donation comes to . . .

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Huge thanks to Felicia from The Geeky Blogger for inspiring me not only to join the Readathon last weekend but also to read for charity for the first time. I think this is a brilliant idea and I’ll definitely continue … Continue reading


Readathon Progress

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Good morning and welcome to the 24-Hour Readathon!   I’ll be balancing my reading time while also taking part in a massive community garage sale, so… there might not be a whole lot of reading the first part of this … Continue reading


24 Hours of Reading… for Charity!

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I interrupt this self-imposed blog hiatus to announce a really cool reading challenge, and your chance to spread some good cheer while burning through your TBR list!   WHAT: The Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon THE CHALLENGE: Read for 24 hours. … Continue reading


First Quarter Reading List, 2014

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You know how sometimes you hit a reading lull, where no book that you pick up manages to hold your interest and everything you read feels just…. BLAH. But then, other times, you find yourself on a reading streak, falling … Continue reading



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Join the mission to #SaveCress and enter the Lunar Chronicles sweepstakes! By some technological magic, every like, share, tweet, tumble, and download is currently being monitored and tracked (by satellite-imprisoned hackers, perhaps?) – and every time we reach a benchmark, … Continue reading


A Week of Rapunzel at A Backwards Story: Feb. 2 ~ Feb. 9, 2014

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  There are A LOT of fun things to look forward to next week! CRESS releases, the SCARLET paperback releases, plus #SaveCRESS Twitter Chats and Launch Party Livestreams galore! If that wasn’t enough, Bonnie at A Backwards Story is hosting … Continue reading


My Top Ten Reads of 2013

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I didn’t read nearly as many books as I’d wanted to in 2013 (acknowledging that I could read 500 books in a year and still not be satisfied), but there were definitely some great ones! Total books read: 61 (29 … Continue reading


4th Quarter Reading List 2013

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Happy New Year! I’m wrapping up some loose ends, running some errands, making a plan, and all-around preparing myself for a fantastic 2014… and no doubt a very busy 2014 as well. In 2013, I revised and edited CRESS and … Continue reading


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