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40 Things (39)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, day 39! 39) A book I expected to hate but loved Before I started the Stieg Larsson trilogy of books, I never would have imagined that I would have loved them as much.  It took me about 75 pages to get into… Continue reading 40 Things (39)

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40 Things (38)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, day 38! 38) An author crush This is a toughy, because although I can be an author-stalker, I don’t necessarily think about them as crushes.  But one author that I immediately looked for on Goodreads because I love to read anything by… Continue reading 40 Things (38)

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40 Things (35)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, day 35 – 35) The longest book I have ever read Once again, I am so thankful for Goodreads.  It was easy to look up the number of pages in several books that I have read.  If I had to guess without… Continue reading 40 Things (35)

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40 Things (34)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, day 34: 34) A book I wish I had written Hmmm.  Good question.  I wish I could write any book that is fun, intelligent, and succinctly written.  I love words, especially well-chosen and clever words.  And I love books that leave you… Continue reading 40 Things (34)

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40 Things (32) – and my BiRtHdAy

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, day 32 (MY BIRTHDAY!) 32) A book that has been on my shelf unread for more than 5 years Five years ago I lived in a different house and had different book shelves.  I lost a lot of books, although I did… Continue reading 40 Things (32) – and my BiRtHdAy

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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 (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 (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)!