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May 2017 Reads

This month’s list is so long it’s rather embarrassing. With all the summer reading guides coming out in May, I buckled down and finished several books that had been on my nightstand forever (along with several new finds, of course). Now the discipline is over – let the summer reading party begin! The first book I finished […]

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April 2017 Reads

April was a tough month for reading. We had family in town for about a week, which puts a squeeze on reading time. Then Holy Week with lots of extra musical performances at various services. My reading for school (which I don’t talk about much here since the books are read over months, not days) […]

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February 2017 Reads

And here are the books I read in February. This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel is about parenting and how choices you make in raising your child have long-lasting effects. In this case, the fifth child of Rosie and Penn decides when in kindergarten that he wants to wear girls clothes. So they let him wear […]

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November Reads {2016}

Recently I tallied up the number of books I’ve read so far this year. Currently the total is 46, not including the 14 books I’ve read aloud or listened to with my kids as free-reads. I have a friend who posts her reads each month, a post I eagerly anticipate and always enjoy (see her November […]

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Read Books

This morning I was so proud of myself. We needed groceries, and I love Starbucks. Usually we do our town day on Wednesday, but since I missed my grocery shopping last weekend, I had just gone on Monday so we didn’t need much of anything. But today we needed to go to the grocery store […]

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Friends I Have Known and Loved

I must confess, when I finish reading a book, it often feels like I’ve lost a good friend. I miss sitting down to read that book, and I worry that none will be able to replace it. These days it takes me the full six weeks allowed by the library to get through a book. […]

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