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March Wrap Up

The Books 15. Ghost Story by Jim Butcher 16. Aperger's On the Job by Rudy Simone ND 17. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell March was eaten up by editing, CPing...and let's face it, a lot of video gaming. I did not do as much reading as I wanted to, but I'm okay with that.… Continue reading March Wrap Up

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The Mandatory Count Downs

My favorite novels read in 2014: 1. Lady of Devices Author: Shelley Adina Reviewed here. 2. Murphy's Law Author: Rhys Bowen Reviewed here. 3. Ice Cold Author: Tess Gerritsen Summary from the author's website found here. This is the 7th book in the series, but the savy ready could probably still pick this one up… Continue reading The Mandatory Count Downs


Top Nonfiction books of 2014

1. A Brief History of Life in Victorian Britain by Michael Paterson If you're looking for a good general reference book for life this period, then this book is an excellent place to start. It covers everything from dinner parties to warfare, fashion to religion, calling card etiquette to modes of transportation, and it even… Continue reading Top Nonfiction books of 2014


52 Books Challenge Update & Msc.

Currently Reading: Midnight's Daughter In the DVD Player: Grease Today marks the end of the 5th month of the 52 Books in 52 Weeks Challenge. This week I entered #25 and #26 into my log--The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan and Spirit Dances by C.E. Murphy, both perennial favorites on my reading lists. I… Continue reading 52 Books Challenge Update & Msc.


Review: The Cassie Palmer series by Karen Chance

So far, this has been my favorite new series this year. It ranks u there with the Kitty Norville books and the Sookie Stackhouse series, favorites from past years. Alice gave the book one last year for my birthday. I read the back and wasn't impressed. In fact, I questioned her sanity for buying it… Continue reading Review: The Cassie Palmer series by Karen Chance


Coming up Short

Hopefully, I'll do a little bit better with the 2011 reading challenge than I did with the 2010 one. I read 49 books this year, which means I was 3 short of the regular goal and 18 short of my personal goal (mostly because the only reading I had time to do during fall quarter… Continue reading Coming up Short



So, as I might have mentioned, I read Soulless by Gail Carriger on my little journey across the pond. I enjoyed it immensely, and the only reason I wasn't finished with it by the time I got to the apartment was the last eight hours of the journey I was so cross eyed from lack… Continue reading Soulless

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Short Attention Span

I know that just about everyone has been talking about the earthquake in Haiti, but I thought I should mention it since I just sent in my little donation. If you would like to help out, and especially if you were following the Peace Project last year, then I hope you pop on over the… Continue reading Short Attention Span

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52 Books in 52 Weeks 2009 Final List

* 01. Hex Marks the Spot--Madelyn Alt * 02. Almost Perfect--Torchwood * 03. Tales of Beedle the Bard--JK Rowling * 04. The Star--David Skibbins * 05. The Hanged Man--David Skibbins * 06. Backup--Jim Butcher * 07. Pack Animals--Torchwood * 08. A History of Hand Kniting--Richard Rutt * 09. The Eyre Affair--Jasper Fforde * 10. The… Continue reading 52 Books in 52 Weeks 2009 Final List


Wish List

As of this week, I've officially completed my 52 Books in 52 Weeks challenge. I'm working my way up to 75, but I thought I'd make a list of the books that I want to read in in the next year: Wuthering Heights The Man in the Iron Mask Fire Study Walker Papers #5 Wizard's… Continue reading Wish List