Category: blog housekeeping

Month in Review: February 2017

Posted February 26, 2017 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 18 Comments
Month in Review: February 2017

This month I started a book club! We are reading books to try to help us understand and meet the current situation in our country and the world. The first meeting was small — only three of us — but I hope our numbers will grow. We had a great discussion of The Unwinding by […]

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Month in Review: January 2017

Posted January 29, 2017 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 27 Comments
Month in Review: January 2017

This month I’ve been bridging the old year and the new, sharing my favorite reads from 2016 and wrapping up the Reading New England challenge with a giveaway, while also looking forward to some new challenges and other projects. I also shared my intention to post a bit less often for a while, with just […]

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Discussion challenge

Posted January 3, 2017 by Lory in blog housekeeping, challenges / 11 Comments
Discussion challenge

In the flurry of year-end events I neglected to wrap up my Book Blogger Discussion Challenge participation for 2016. It’s always interesting to look back and see what topics I tackled each month, so here they are: January: Do you write reviews? February: Am I a writer? March: Do you know what you’re saying? April: […]

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A New Blogging Year

Posted January 1, 2017 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 42 Comments
A New Blogging Year

It’s the first day of the new year and also my blogiversary — ECBR is three years old today! To help me celebrate, I hope you’ll enter the Reading New England giveaway, which is still open for a few more days. You do not need to have been a challenge participant to enter — although […]

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Month in Review: December 2016

Posted December 25, 2016 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 32 Comments
Month in Review: December 2016

It’s Christmas Day, and it’s also time to review my reading from the last month of 2016. It was a busy one! However and whatever you celebrate, I hope your holidays have been joyful, and I hope you can enjoy some wintry reading time. After an extremely hectic and stressful fall, there’s nothing I’d like […]

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Month in Review: November 2016

Posted November 27, 2016 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 23 Comments
Month in Review: November 2016

This month started off with a fabulous Witch Week — thanks so much to everyone who contributed guest posts and participated in other ways. Be sure to visit the Master Post for links to anything you may have missed. I then dived into Nonfiction November, which I was honored to be asked to co-host. My […]

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Month in Review: October 2016

Posted October 28, 2016 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 16 Comments
Month in Review: October 2016

This month was largely spent getting ready for Witch Week — and that’s also why I’m posting this a bit early, as this coming Sunday the excitement will begin. Some of the books I reviewed this month would be perfect for that event, so I hope you’ll check them out. Reviews Swim That Rock was […]

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Month in Review: September 2016

Posted September 25, 2016 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 20 Comments
Month in Review: September 2016

Book of the Month As usual, whenever I make a list (in this case Top ten back to school books for Top Ten Tuesday), I end up having to do a lot of rereading — either to confirm titles I want on the list, or just because thinking about them makes me want to read […]

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Month in Review: August 2016

Posted August 28, 2016 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 24 Comments
Month in Review: August 2016

Book of the Month There’s not much activity to report this month, as I took a two-week blogging break. But along with keeping up with the Reading New England and Back to the Classics challenges, I was kept busy getting ready for some coming attractions. These include the third annual Witch Week, which I’m pleased […]

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