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Urban Dictionary: reading slump

TOP DEFINITION reading slump a readers worst nightmare. not being able to pick up a book and read because you just can’t, you just can’t read. person 1: “what’s the matter with you?” reader: ” I CAN’T READ , NO BOOK IS GOOD ENOUGH, LEAVE ME ALONE, READING SLUMP person 1: uhm….. okay. Source: Urban… Continue reading Urban Dictionary: reading slump

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Before Midnight: I was so excited to learn that another Linklater movie was going to come out this summer… and it did not disappoint! In 1995, “Before Sunrise” came out – a small independent movie about a couple who meet on a train and have one night in Vienna. In 2004, “Before Sunset” came out… Continue reading Before…

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What’s Making Me Happy 2/28/13

Wow.  Last day of February.  Did that fly by, or was it just me? I have a bunch of things that are making me happy, so here’s my list for you to read as February winds down… Tomorrow is the start of “meteorological” spring!  It hasn’t been a horrible winter, but winter always makes spring… Continue reading What’s Making Me Happy 2/28/13

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Snapshot of a Sunday

What I’m Reading: I finished The Great Gatsby for book club next week.  I look forward to discussing it and eventually seeing the new movie this spring!  I have done some book ordering lately, so a bunch of new books arrived.  The first that I picked up and devoured was 84, Charing Cross Road.  Wow! I… Continue reading Snapshot of a Sunday

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Ah, Maeve. *sigh*

I got a text this evening from a friend who said she thought of me when she heard the news of Maeve Binchy’s death today.  I hadn’t heard the news yet, so I was thankful to hear it from a friend!  I’ve written before on my blog about how Binchy’s books make me feel and… Continue reading Ah, Maeve. *sigh*

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40 Things… (2)

Following Boof at Book Whisperer, I’m participating in her 40 day book challenge leading up to her birthday.  Her second question is: 2) A book I wish I could live in Well, bouncing off yesterday’s post of my favorite book of 2011, I’m going to say anything by Maeve Binchy.  Those quaint little Irish villages are… Continue reading 40 Things… (2)

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40 Things…

Boof at the Book Whisperer turns the big 4-0 this year and is counting down to her birthday in October (shortly after mine!) with a 40 Day Book Challenge!  I think I’ll play along (when I can) and also will write about my own list of “40 things to do before I turn 40” from a… Continue reading 40 Things…

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Spring Reading Thing Countdown…

Katrina over at Callapidder Days is hosting the Spring Thing Reading Challenge, 2011, and I’ve been participating.  It’s hard to believe that it will be done with the first day of summer (YAHOO) next week, but how exciting is that?  It was a pretty loosely defined challenge – challenge yourself to read books during the… Continue reading Spring Reading Thing Countdown…

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April Fool!

About ten days into spring – and I’m moving along on my Spring Thing List!  I’m almost done with “Heart and Soul” by Binchy and then I’ll start “Saving CeeCee Honeycutt.”  I’m going to attempt all the Harry Potter’s on audio this spring, so that’s an addition to my list!  So far, watched one movie… Continue reading April Fool!

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Frigid Spring Friday

Well, not too frigid and beautifully sunny, but cold for spring! I finished listening to “Jane Eyre” this week – and wrapped up the Jane Eyre challenge on Goodreads!  Kind of a silly little challenge, but fun.  I had to pick my favorite quote, and there were pages and pages to choose from!  I didn’t… Continue reading Frigid Spring Friday