Monthly Archives: November 2010

Wrapping it up: Ireland Reading Challenge 2010

Today marks the end of Ireland Reading Challenge 2010. I hope you all enjoyed it as much as I did! I will definitely be hosting the challenge again in 2011, and I hope you will all join me again. As … Continue reading

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Wrapping it up: Essay Reading Challenge 2010

Today marks the end of Essay Reading Challenge 2010. I hope you all enjoyed it as much as I did! I will definitely be hosting the challenge again in 2011, and I hope you will all join me again. As … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesdays – November 30, 2010

Changeless by Gail Carriger At the preternatural contact, Lord Akeldama turned from supernaturally beautiful, his skin ice white and his blond hair shining gold, to the merely pretty young man he had once been before his metamorphosis. Lady Maccon kissed … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fieldwork by Mischa Berlinski

Title: Fieldwork Author: Mischa Berlinski Genre: Contemporary fiction, literary fiction Publisher: Picador Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: When he was a year out of Brown, my friend Josh O’Connor won … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday – November 29, 2010

Mailbox Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Printed Page. If you’re eager to tell the rest of the book blogging world about the wonderful books you’ve received this week, click over and share your link. The Metropolis Case by … Continue reading

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Thankfully Reading Weekend Update and Reading Community Mini-Challenge

In lieu of a Sunday Salon post today, I thought I would do an update on my Thankfully Reading Weekend progress and do another mini-challenge. I have to admit, I haven’t gotten as much reading done as I would like, … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, November 27, 2010

Author links: ~ Author Nick Hornby inspires kids with writing school. Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list: ~ The Very Thought of You by Rosie Alison, reviewed by Bedazzled. ~ The Unidentified by Rae … Continue reading

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Snow

It sifts from leaden sieves, It powders all the wood, It fills with alabaster wool The wrinkles of the road. It makes an even face Of mountain and of plain,- Unbroken forehead from the east Unto the east again. It … Continue reading

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