DNFs to Try Again

As I was choosing titles for my second Classics Club list, I noticed several books I had dnf’ed (did not finish) throughout the years I have been book blogging. A few I knew I would never try again, but there were several that still interested me as I tried to remember why I’d put them …

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The Bookman’s Tale, Charlie Lovett (2013)

My Edition: Title: The Bookman's Tale Author: Charlie Lovett Publisher: Penguin Books Device: Paper book Year: 2013 Pages: 369 For a plot summary   When I read a book I want to be affected in some way, to think differently, maybe to investigate a part of the story that captivated me. At the very least, …

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Classics Club Spin #11

My first Classics Club Spin! This will help me as I organize my reading for the next few months, and I need that, because, oh my, I get distracted with all that’s out there and not on my 5 year list! The deal: Choose twenty books from your aforementioned list, number them 1-20 and put …

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Old Books….

I’ll let you define “old book” for yourself. For me, it is anything before the 1950s. I am not sure why I am drawn to old books, although I do have a historical sensibility about things in general. When I am interested in something I go back to the source, the foundation, the original. I …

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