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January 2018

Books

#T5W: Forgettable Books

Honestly, my memory for books is not very good. I know people, for instance I’m married to one of them, who can remember character names and plot details long after finishing a book. I’m lucky if I remember anything about a book, usually I recall kind of the gist of the thing and  ...

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Friday Miscellaneous

50 things in 2017

  Inspired by Austin Kleon’s 100 Things that made my year, just a quick summary of the year as I look forward to 2018. I can already see that we are long overdue for a real vacation, and I need to make it to the movies more often. First Day Hike with friends at Bastrop State Park.  ...

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Books

2017 End of Year Book Survey

    I came across this survey on Book.Blog.Bake, and I thought I’d give it a try. The survey was created by The Perpetual Page Turner. I love a good survey. Reading other book bloggers’ surveys is really fun, I hope you enjoy this one. Number Of Books You Read: 57 Number  ...

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Books

#T5W: Reading Resolutions

I have been doing Goodreads reading challenges for quite some time, with just a number goal, but this year I am getting much more specific with my goals. My grandmother never went to college and she said she made up for it for the rest of her life by taking classes. So, I never took college  ...

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Books

2018!

The book challenge that I am most excited about this year is Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge. I only heard about this challenge recently, but luckily just in time to make plans for 2018! I am super stoked. Here is my challenge list so far: 1) A book published posthumously Meditations by  ...

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