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Reading: 84K by Claire North

On a lark, I picked up a book at the library recently. I wasn’t really looking for fiction to read because I have a stack of nonfiction by the bed to get through and I’ve read quite a bit of fiction in the past year. But, after reading the cover and opening description of 84K by Claire North, I realized a dystopian novel was just what I needed. If you want a book that describes…

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Bunny Socks

I have been on a hunt of epic proportions. Ever since finding old-fashioned tube socks at my local Walmart, I have been wearing several pairs of them in constant rotation. What I love about them is they are thicker than most women’s socks. Because I am always wearing a pair of them, they are getting thin in the heels and toes. Soon I’ll end up with holes in my socks, so it is imperative that…

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Rereading: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

Major SPOILER ALERT!!! If you haven’t read this book and want to, do NOT read this post!!! You have been warned. 🙂 My year of rereading continues, although I am losing steam for the project. There are simply too many other books calling me to read them. Also, there’s this book …. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski. I am so heartsick by the ending of this book that I’m wondering what made…

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Greenville – The Unfinished Edition

I was part of a local authors event at our library today. Eleven local authors were featured, which just scratches the surface of writers within our area. Seeing everyone with their books, I was in awe of how prolific and accomplished we were in terms of what we have produced. It’s no easy thing to take a book from writing to editing to publication. I had great fun talking to people who stopped by my…

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