Category Archives: books

Book Club Choice

Thank you everyone for taking the time to vote for my book club’s next read. Thanks also for the many great book suggestions that you sent that weren’t on my original list. I have noted them all because I’m always looking … Continue reading

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Book Club – Help Please!

It’s my turn to host my next book club night, and I am having a difficult time choosing the book. The members of my book club are smart, funny, and completely unpretentious, and I want to choose something that most … Continue reading

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Happy One Year of Blog Writing to Me, and I Don’t Know How to Spell Bloggiversary

One year ago today I posted my very first blog post. I like that my bloggiversary falls right at New Year’s because it is a retrospective time of the year. When I started writing my blog, I had no focus … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness A Book Meme! NaBloPoMo Day23

I didn’t know what I was going to write about for tomorrow’s daily blog post, so I was most grateful to come across this book meme, as posted by a Facebook friend. I know that I have already done one … Continue reading

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Canada Reads: NaBloPoMo # 4

I am participating in National Blog Posting Month, NaBloPoMo, where I will be posting every day in the month of November Recently Dani, from Postcards from the Mothership, wrote a post about CBC Radio’s Canada Reads. Canada Reads has existed … Continue reading

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Abandoning Wolf Hall

Do you ever give up on a book that you start? I used to never, ever. I would plow my way through until the bitter end, even if I was bored to tears not engaged, and I would derive some … Continue reading

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A Moveable Feast

Last night was book club night. Oh how I love book club night. It is the most civilized event that I attend regularly, and for a few hours I can almost forget that I have a busy life, a messy … Continue reading

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Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures

This blog post is a mess but I’m going to post it anyway I’m a newer member of my book club, and my first time hosting took place this week. I must admit that I was worrying just a little … Continue reading

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Books in Canada

In the Ottawa Citizen on the weekend there was a Canadian booksellers list of the top books of the decade. http://www.ottawacitizen.com/business/Canadian+Bookseller+Best+Decade+list/2400939/story.html The source is a bit lacklustre (the major bookselling company in Canada, you know who I’m talking about), but … Continue reading

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