Category Archives: Lists

BEST READS OF 2016!

Yeah, this list is a little late this year.  Holiday fun and winter colds put me behind.  But better late than never, right? As always, this list is my end-of-the-year effort to look back on all the books I’ve read, … Continue reading

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BOOKS WITH HARD TOPICS

Today, the guys in the Goodreads Top 5 Wednesday group had a great topic: Books with hard topics.  Not hard as in “intellectually challenging” or “difficult to comprehend”, but hard as in the subject matter was tough for my sensibilities to take. … Continue reading

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MY LEAST FAVORITE BOOKS IN MY FAVORITE SERIES

  Today, the guys in the Goodreads Top 5 Wednesday group had a great topic: My least favorite books in my favorite series.  And all the participates had great lists with well respected books from big name series.  Many of the choices pretty … Continue reading

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BEST READS OF 2015!

This year had a lot of ups and downs in my reading journey.   A few books were exactly as good as I anticipated; others were major disappointments; but a few were great! In fact, I did a middle-of-the-year list as … Continue reading

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TOUGH TRAVELING

Every Thursday, for the last two years, Nathan over at Fantasy Review Barn has hosted a weekly party inspired by Diana Wynne Jones’ hilarious book The Tough Guide to Fantasyland.  The goal of Tough Traveling was to explore all the tropes from … Continue reading

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OVERLOOKED BOOKS — AUTHORS’ EDITION

As a lover of books, I’m always on the lookout for the next great one. Whether it be reading reviews, asking friends, or digging through the physical and virtual shelves of sellers, my spare time seems to be unusually obsessed … Continue reading

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TOUGH TRAVELING — THE GOOD THIEF

Every Thursday, Nathan over at Fantasy Review Barn hosts a weekly party where blogs set out with Diana Wynne Jones’ hilarious book The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: The Essential Guide to Fantasy Travel in hand to explore all the tropes … Continue reading

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TOUGH TRAVELING — PURE GOOD

Every Thursday, Nathan over at Fantasy Review Barn hosts a weekly party where blogs set out with Diana Wynne Jones’ hilarious book The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: The Essential Guide to Fantasy Travel in hand to explore all the tropes … Continue reading

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TOUGH TRAVELING — PORTALS TO ANOTHER LAND

Every Thursday, Nathan over at Fantasy Review Barn hosts a weekly party where blogs set out with Diana Wynne Jones’ hilarious book The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: The Essential Guide to Fantasy Travel in hand to explore all the tropes … Continue reading

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TOUGH TRAVELING — LABORERS

Every Thursday, Nathan over at Fantasy Review Barn hosts a weekly party where blogs set out with Diana Wynne Jones’ hilarious book The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: The Essential Guide to Fantasy Travel in hand to explore all the tropes … Continue reading

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