Category Archives: Reading

Unraveled Wednesday #4.

Joining Kat for Unraveled Wednesdays! After deciding I had made enough dead baby buntings, I returned to the never-ending afghan knitting. As for unraveling, that always happens somewhere in the knitting — a dropped stitch, a forgotten decrease. On a … Continue reading

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Bookin’ it through 2016.

Goodreads tells me I read 72 books in 2016, down from 90 in 2015. On the other hand, I listened to 11 audiobooks,  up from 7 in 2015; I am pretty sure that 2015 number is understated because I get … Continue reading

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My year in books.

Holy crappe, Goodreads tells me that I read 90 books in 2015! TITLE (bold titles are ones I especially liked) AUTHOR A Fall From Grace (Charlie Peace, #8) Barnard, Robert In the Unlikely Event Blume, Judy Brain on Fire: My … Continue reading

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I read another excellent book: Until Tuesday : a Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him by Luis Carlos Montalván. I think I probably requested it because it was about a dog, but it turned out to be about … Continue reading

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Reading on a Sunday.

Funk :: -delic. Marketing :: survey. Standards :: norms. Best friend :: Pritch. Search :: and find. Pizza :: oven. Jeans :: tight. Singapore :: tropical. Executive :: decision. Find :: and go seek. Yeah, I know that's dumb, but … Continue reading

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Friday stuff.

But first, let me show you what happens when a book-lover and avid reader gets a little carried away requesting books from her library system. Those are the books stacked by my bedside. There are seven more that got cut … Continue reading

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Picking some nits.

I may have mentioned that John Sandford's Prey series of police procedurals are my favorite over all other mystery/suspense/procedurals because his characters are so darned intelligent yet understated. Yesterday I picked up the latest one, Silken Prey, at the library. I … Continue reading

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August is for fun days.

Kym posted recently about August fun days. I thought that sounded like great idea — some fun every day. But the more I thought about what constituted my idea of fun, the more I realized that I already do that every … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the long weekend edition.

 Ten Things I Did Over The Weekend. Knit. Duh.    Finished Life After Life by Kate Atkinson and started The Memory of Breathing by Perry Klass.  (Knit.) Read and re-read and studied and analyzed the Snicket Socks pattern until I … Continue reading

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Muttering through Mother’s Day.

537 :: is more than 400 Horizon :: line. Episode :: seizure. Character :: -driven. Crossed :: town bus. Shipping :: charges. Jump :: Whoopee Goldberg. Bowling :: Lebowski. Grumpy :: Old Men. Them :: Us.   I celebrated my … Continue reading

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