Category Archives: personal

Reading Lists

Hi, my name is Liz, and despite my best 2019 intentions my library pile is out of control again. Let me tell you about it. Finished and ready to return: Vivien Chien, Death by Dumpling: I liked the setting of … Continue reading

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My Year in Reading, 2018

I would have said 2018 was not nearly as good a reading year for me as 2017, but when I sat down to look back, I realize that feeling is more a reflection of my mood this year than of … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions and Summer Reading

A Fresh Start I’ve been going back to school almost every September of my life, so this is a much more natural resolution-making time for me than January 1. There are all kinds of things I plan to start up/get … Continue reading

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My Library Pile

It’s out of control. I’m writing a post about it to ease my anxiety about this. Why can’t I just read some of my own books?! Because browsing the library website is fun. And the new is always more tempting … Continue reading

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“Brain Groove” Books

Over my winter break I re-read Susan Cooper’s The Dark Is Rising, a childhood favorite–starting on Midwinter Eve, as the book does, and finishing January 2nd. I was prompted by a Twitter readalong hosted by the writer Robert Macfarlane, though I didn’t … Continue reading

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