Reading in 2018

2018 should be an interesting year of books for me. Last year I set a GoodReads Reading Challenge Goal of 52 books which I literally finished on 12/31/2017. Some of my librarian friends mentioned the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge back in early 2017 and I joined the forums but never visited. This year, I’m… Continue reading Reading in 2018

Books Gifted in December 2013

Family members know my husband and I are book people. Hardly a year goes by that someone doesn’t receive a book from us. Here are some of the books given this month: Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, Illustrated by Jon Klassen – My sister-in-law and I knit so my niece has seen firsthand what can… Continue reading Books Gifted in December 2013

My Favorite Reads of 2010

Last year I read over 60 books and surprisingly, my top five favorites were read mostly at the beginning of the year. Not surprisingly, I didn’t write reviews of all of them.  For the ones that don’t have reviews, I’ll be writing those later this week.  Not all of my favorite reads were released in 2010.  My… Continue reading My Favorite Reads of 2010

Mid-Year Tally 2009

Last year an acquaintance of mine gave a mid-year tally of her publications, writings, movies watched, books read, etc. and it inspired me to look at the numbers for my year.  I’m repeating my mid-year tally this year. read 30 books watched 73 movies wrote 25 book reviews (2 published) wrote 0 poems wrote ? short stories Last year I… Continue reading Mid-Year Tally 2009

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Books Read in 2008

For a long time I resisted posting book reviews here because I was afraid of being pigeonholed.  Nearly all of my publications are reviews but that is just one venue I use for my writing.  It appears my reviews bring readers to my site but hopefully they find more when they start looking around. Here… Continue reading Books Read in 2008

2008 Publications

Here is the list of my publications in 2008.  This includes book reviews that have not appeared on this site.  I had two writing goals for 2008.  The first was to start my web site and the second was to get some more of my writing published.  2008 brought a lot of rejections my way… Continue reading 2008 Publications

Mid-Year Tally

An acquaintance of mine gave a mid-year tally of her publications, writings, movies watched, books read, etc. and it inspired me to look at the numbers for my year.  read 7 books saw 58 movies wrote 5 book reviews wrote 2 poems wrote 35 short stories (most still in first draft stage) I found I… Continue reading Mid-Year Tally

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