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My Year in Reading, 2019

It was a pretty good reading year for me, though once again it didn’t always feel¬†that way as I was living it.¬† My main impetus to get back to blogging more regularly is that I want to reflect on and … Continue reading

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Quantified Reading

Today while I was out running errands, I made myself return a library book I hadn’t finished. It was a collection of short stories; I read three, but they weren’t really grabbing me. But . . . I had read … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Highlights

Back to school time seems like a good time to try to get back to more regular blogging. The achievement of my summer was (mostly) completing the slow process of swapping my office with my daughter’s bedroom; she wanted to … Continue reading

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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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