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40 Things (31)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, day 31: 31) A book that everyone else seems to love except me Once again, I turned to Goodreads to review my lower-starred books to see what I didn’t love that others did.  I don’t have many one-star books, although “The Corrections”… Continue reading 40 Things (31)

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40 Things (30!)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, day 30!  Her topic is: 30) A favourite sensational novel I wasn’t quite sure what Boof meant when she chose this topic – a book that makes a sensation when published? a book that has a storyline so sensational that you can’t… Continue reading 40 Things (30!)

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40 Things (29)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, day 29 – 29) A favourite book with animals in When I was young (5th grade? 6th grade?) I loved “Where the Red Fern Grows,” but I haven’t read it since then, so  it’s hard to say it’s a favorite, because when… Continue reading 40 Things (29)

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40 Things (28) – I am so unoriginal in these titles!

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday 28) A book I loved but nobody else did I often try to get my book club out of their comfort zone a bit, and one of those stretches was a graphic novel, “Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi.  I loved this book, but… Continue reading 40 Things (28) – I am so unoriginal in these titles!

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40 Things (27)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, day 27! 27) A book I love that deserves to be better known I have been following The Satellite Sisters for more than ten years now – through their weekly radio show turned daily radio show, turned daily podcast, turned weekly podcast;… Continue reading 40 Things (27)

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40 Things (26)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, day 26: 26) A favourite science-fiction book Goodness.  Once again, I had to look to Goodreads to find a list of science fiction books to see if I’ve read any!  It’s not my thing, I guess, but a few came up that… Continue reading 40 Things (26)

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40 Things (25)!

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, today’s topic is: 25) A favourite chicklit book I do love me some chicklit!  To answer this question I first looked up a definition of chicklit. Novels written for and by young women Literature appealing to women, usually with a romantic or… Continue reading 40 Things (25)!

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40 Things (24)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, the next topic is – 24) An “unputdownable” book I am a pretty slow reader, as a rule.  I think a big reason why it takes time for me to get through a book is that I am a) distracted by other… Continue reading 40 Things (24)

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Books: Lunch in Paris – A Love Story, with Recipes

by Elizabeth Bard I LOVED this book!  And how perfect that I finished it late last night (an UNPUTDOWNABLE?) and today I can post a few words for Words and Peace’s “I Love France” meme! Elizabeth Bard was an American living/working/studying in England when she saw a man at an academic conference and on the… Continue reading Books: Lunch in Paris – A Love Story, with Recipes

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40 Things (23)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, next topic is: 23) A book that is a most treasured possession Because of the flood, many of my childhood books were destroyed so anything that I have from my childhood is treasured by me.  It’s kind of funny, because I’ll be… Continue reading 40 Things (23)