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The second half.

Official mid-thon questionnaire: 1) How are you doing? Sleepy? Are your eyes tired? Sleepy and terribly distracted. It took me forever to get through my fourth book, Muchacho even though it was a pretty good book. 2) What have you … Continue reading

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Read-a-thon: the ninth hour

It could not be a more beautiful fall day. Sunny and breezy, but warm enough to sit outside with a book and a herd of dogs. I finished Bayou Vol. 1, a graphic novel by Jeremy Love, but frustratingly do … Continue reading

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Read-a-thon, 6 hours in

It was a slow start for me this morning, so easily distracted by whatever floated past on the internet, by my friends on the CanAm livefeed, but I finally settled down, finished Jasper Fforde’s The Last Dragonslayer, and then read … Continue reading

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from Colter by Rick Bass

“…and when I am in the company of one of my dogs, and am speaking to him or her as I would to a human friend– just shooting the shit or conversing about how the day has gone– or when … Continue reading

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Hostile Bookish Takeover.

So I know that this is usually a dog blog, but today I’m going to be taking part in Dewey’s 24-hour Read-a-Thon, which is something I’ve been wanting to do for quite awhile, but have never managed to actually do. … Continue reading

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I wanted him to be his own dog.

I’m currently listening to the audiobook version of Following Atticus as read by the author Tom Ryan. It’s a delightful book about a man, his Miniature Schnauzer, and their journey together climbing all of the 4,000+ foot peaks of the … Continue reading

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Library booksale haul.

Five dollars.

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2011: My year in books.

So, I read a lot. This is what I read this year: 1. Aftermath, Inc: Cleaning Up After CSI Goes Home Gil Reavill 1/2/11 2. The Zen of Fish: The story of sushi, from samurai to supermarket — Trevor Corson … Continue reading

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I was a nerdy kid.

I was a nerdy kid, the daughter of a librarian, who wrote letters to authors. Sometimes they wrote back. May 1987 would have made me eight years old. It still makes me smile. I have a letter from Judy Blume … Continue reading

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I have a book overpopulation problem.

Seriously. Things are getting out of control. I love books. I collect books. It used to be that I read 100 books a year, but this year I’m spending so much time throwing a tennis ball that I’m lagging behind … Continue reading

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