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Letters and Secrets

I was wandering around the bookstore while my brother was loading up on school supplies (it was him, not me, I swear!) when I chanced upon the bargain bin and found two hardcover books that happened to be on my … Continue reading

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Another trivia roundup

I run through trivia books like other girls run through, say, a tube of lipstick. At any given time, in between the novels I read, I thumb through five to eight trivia books simultaneously and all over the house — … Continue reading

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Halloween Roundup!

Halloween’s coming up, so I’ve been pulling down the scary reads from my TBR shelves. I’ve been alternating novels and picture books since the month started (and Pillars of the Earth in between!), and I’m having a lot of fun … Continue reading

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Be careful what you wish for…

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Book #12 for 2009 Euro Book #2 for FFP Diversity Challenge In Jasper Fforde’s The Fourth Bear, one of the subplots is a reference to Oscar Wilde’s only novel — The Picture … Continue reading

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