Category Archives: Reading Journal

Saturday blogging break

This is one of my favorite places to sit and read. It’s also the chair that I have to share with the kids if I ever want to sit in it. The sunshine shines in just right and a breeze … Continue reading

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What’s on My Nightstand

We’re six days into the New Year and I haven’t posted a review yet. Part of it has to do with having a fuzzy memory on the books I read during the end of the 2011. The other part of … Continue reading

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Reading Journal: Good Poems

I’m happy to be one of today’s stops for Serena’s National Poetry Month Blog Tour in celebration of National Poetry Month. When I want to read a good poem, there’s a few volumes of poetry that I go back to … Continue reading

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Reading Journal: March in Review

First off I want to thank everyone who left a comment on my last post, “What inspires you to keep blogging?” I plan on going back to this post over and over again to remember all the great advice left … Continue reading

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Can you believe that I haven’t posted a new review in over a week? I don’t know if it’s this confusing California weather (thick fog in the morning and warm during the day) or what. I’m in the weirdest mood … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Thoughts

Right now it’s early morning here in Southern California and the sun is not up yet. Sitting on my desk is a hot cup of coffee and today’s read, August: Osage County by Tracy Letts. I received it through PaperbackSwap … Continue reading

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Reading Journal: Currently Reading

Yesterday I started reading Marilynne Robinson’s debut novel, Housekeeping. The novel is the story of Ruth and her sister, Lucille, as they’re raised first by their grandmother, then her sister-in-laws, then by Sylvie, their eccentric aunt. According to the back … Continue reading

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Reader’s Journal: More of The Rights of the Reader

I still haven’t been able to sit down long enough to write my review of Daniel Pennac’s The Rights of the Reader, but it’s coming. So for now I’m giving you an excerpt from chapter eleven, which is one of … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Reading Journal

Good morning! The sun is just starting to come up while the clouds are slowly moving in. Today’s forecast calls for rain which is perfect for me. Later on I’m leaving to celebrate my grandmother’s birthday but until then I … Continue reading

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