Posts Tagged “books”

January 5, 2012

Round Seven-Year of Reading at Your Mercy

So now I’m on round seven of my Year of Reading at Your Mercy. Actually, I’m a bit over halfway done with it, which means I’m a bit over halfway done with my challenge. (Just pretend it’s November and not (…)

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January 4, 2012

The Maze Runner

As you might remember from my last post, read #6 in my Year of Reading at Your Mercy was James Dashner’s The Maze Runner (picked by “polling” Instagram). After having read The Road, I was looking forward to some YA, (…)

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December 28, 2011

The Road

I’ve been putting off writing about The Road (read #5 in my Year of Reading at Your Mercy) because there is so much I could say about it. I’ll try to say a little instead, although I’m hardly any good (…)

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December 8, 2011

Round Six–Year of Reading at Your Mercy

I know I haven’t written about my experience of reading The Road yet, but I’m feeling so much love for the next book I’m privileged to read on my Year of Reading at Your Mercy, that I’m throwing caution to (…)

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December 2, 2011

Seventy Plus, Round Five of YORAYM

Like I said in my last post, according to my Kindle, I’m 86% finished with read #5 in my Year of Reading at Your Mercy. I guess that means I’m a bit behind in sharing the title here, not to (…)

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December 1, 2011

Oh, Woe is Carl

I have gone more than a month without writing for this blog, without writing much at all, and without reading nearly enough to get my Year of Reading at Your Mercy back on track, but I HAVE completed watching seasons (…)

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October 27, 2011

Pop Goes the Book Pick

After my adventure at Little Tokyo a few weeks ago, when I asked strangers for book recommendations, I realized my brain would explode should a stranger pose the same question to me. It happens sometimes at the library (the question, (…)

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October 23, 2011

Hibachi Chicken?

So I did it. I talked to strangers. A few weeks ago, after being thwarted once by a gas leak that closed the restaurant, I finally went to Little Tokyo with David and Eva in tow and asked for book (…)

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September 30, 2011

The Sparrow

My book club is discussing The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell tonight. I finished my copy last night in bed and dreamt about it for hours. It is a novel about a secret, Jesuit-led interstellar mission to meet the first (…)

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September 3, 2011

…In Which I Look Closely at a Dead Mosquito

I’ve finished Emily’s pick for my Year of Reading at Your Mercy, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly, and now I’m gonna write about it. It was such a refreshing read for me, sandwiched between my previous YORAYM (…)

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