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A Mixed Bag of Summer Reading

Usually when I read for pleasure, I’m looking for entertainment. While fantasy and historical fiction are two of my favorite genres, I’m not stuck on them. This week I read books in three different genres: fantasy, mystery and non-fiction.   … Continue reading

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More Fun Than Facebook

See all those kids with their noses glued to their phones? That’s what my mother used to say about me. Except my nose was stuck in a book. People scoff at those who seem glued to their devices. I’m feeling … Continue reading

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So I Put Down the Smartphone

Smart phones, while useful tools, can be a curse as well. I’m finding that countless hours are wasted while I try to win my 523rd game of Sudoku. It’s laziness really, playing all these games. I’m allowing my mind turn … Continue reading

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A Few Good Books to Read by the Fire

With the colder weather and shorter days, I’m spending more time in front of the fireplace with a good book. Or at least, what I hope is a good book when I start it. Sometimes I’m disappointed. Of the ten … Continue reading

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Still Making Time to Read

Spring burst on us all in a rush, taking us from dirty snow to lush foliage in the space of two weeks. Even though I’m spending more time out-of-doors, I still found several fun books that I enjoyed immensely. Mark … Continue reading

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Tough to find a Good Read These Days

With my limited time for reading, I’m becoming pickier about what I’ll commit to. My problem is I’m a little compulsive about finishing what I start. While it pains me to abandon a book, I did quit reading a few … Continue reading

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Fun Summer Reading

My husband and I decided to quit watching television in the evenings, which has given us both more time to read. What have I been reading this month? I’ve been all over the board: a memoir of a childhood in … Continue reading

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