Category Archives: Lists

25 Books in 2013

New year, new GoodReads Reading Challenge! Its already May, so I’ve been reading  and for months now and have made some headway toward my 25 book goal. I’ve got no real theme this year, I just want to make sure I fit a … Continue reading

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20 Books in 2012

Once again, I’m taking part in the GoodReads Reading Challenge, and this year I’m challenging myself to read 20 books. I know what you’re thinking: Wait… what? Last year she read 45 books, why lower the bar? Well, here’s the … Continue reading

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GOOOAAAL! 45 Books in 2011!

Well, I did it. I set out to read 40 books in 2011, and I read 45.  My cousin recently asked me how I am able to accomplish this, what with a full time job, another full time job consisting … Continue reading

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The Halfway Point!

A friend recently read Room by Emma Donoghue on my recommendation and asked if I had any others she should put on her list. Well, her request is perfectly timed because as of yesterday I am at the halfway point … Continue reading

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Documentaries for a lazy evening

I don’t know about you, but when I’m having a lazy night on the couch I feel a little less lazy and my brain feels a little less like mush if I watch a documentary instead of something like, I … Continue reading

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Best Picture Marathon 2011! (Day 2)

Ok, so I’m just going to get this in under the wire, as the Ocscars start in about an hour or something. Saturday #2 of Best Picture marathon was yesterday, and with the exception of Black Swan, it was a … Continue reading

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Best Picture Marathon 2011! (Day 1)

Once again, The Boyfriend and I have enlisted ourselves to suffer through the annual AMC Best Picture Showcase. That is, we are watching all 10 nominees for Best Picture in two consecutive Saturdays. Last Saturday was week 1, and so I’m a … Continue reading

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Me and Books: The Reunion (Part 2)

In addition to reuniting with leisure reading of my own, 2010 was doubly amazing for my inner bookworm as this was the year that Emma fell in love with chapter books. And I get to relive my childhood by reading … Continue reading

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Me and Books: The Reunion (Part 1)

2010 was a good year for me and leisure reading. We were reunited after a very long and difficult separation due to college, grad school, and a small child who didn’t like to sleep. We really missed each other. So … Continue reading

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Let’s make a deal

I’ll be posting (at least) a blog every week in 2011.  WordPress has challenged bloggers to write more, rather than just thinking about writing more. I’ve been suffering from writing lethargy, so I can definitely benefit from taking up the challenge. I guess this will … Continue reading

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