Category: blog housekeeping

Month in Review: November 2018

Posted December 2, 2018 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 20 Comments
Month in Review: November 2018

  This month I was happy to knock off three titles that have been on the TBR pile on my shelf for the past year. My progress has been slow, but every time I finally read one of these books that has been waiting patiently for so long, I’m glad I made the effort. Of […]

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Month in Review: October 2018

Posted November 4, 2018 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 18 Comments
Month in Review: October 2018

  Okay, I’m still not getting a ton of reading done, but I did manage some book reviews. I even polished off some from the TBR stack, which feels really good. Unfortunately, I keep buying more at double the rate of completion … but I shall keep working on it. What have you completed, or […]

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Month in Review: September 2018

Posted October 7, 2018 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 24 Comments
Month in Review: September 2018

This was a slow month in reading and blogging! I didn’t do a single book review. My main achievement was finishing a reread of the Earthsea books by Ursula K. Le Guin, in preparation for the discussion I was invited to join for the upcoming Witch Week. It was a very wonderful, thought-provoking experience, and […]

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Month in Review: August 2018

Posted September 2, 2018 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 16 Comments
Month in Review: August 2018

Things continued to be intense this month and I just didn’t have much time for reading. It’s one of those times when I have several books going but haven’t completed most of them… I did manage to fit in rereads of some of my all-time favorites. Some of these are going to be part of […]

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Month in Review: July 2018

Posted August 5, 2018 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 26 Comments
Month in Review: July 2018

This month I went away on vacation and took along a few newer books in contrast to the abundance of classics and backlist titles I’ve been reading. There was at least one I really loved…look for a review soon to find out which one! Reviews Uncle Silas was a classic (if somewhat flawed) Gothic novel […]

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Away on vacation

Posted July 15, 2018 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 5 Comments
Away on vacation

I’m away for a couple of weeks visiting my old haunts in the Pacific Northwest, thus my silence here and elsewhere. I’ll be back to post and catch up with other blogs soon. Hope you’re having a great summer!

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Month in Review: June 2018

Posted July 1, 2018 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 26 Comments
Month in Review: June 2018

This month I took in a mix of fiction and nonfiction, discovering some classics and rereading some of my old favorites while delving into topics from poetry to Christianity to psychology. The mythic currents that flow between are always of interest to me. And as current events become more and more dire, I need to […]

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Classics Club Year Four

Posted June 6, 2018 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 26 Comments
Classics Club Year Four

It’s hard to believe I have only one more year left in my five-year plan! I joined the Classics Club soon after starting this blog, but since then I’ve freely added to my list beyond the original 50 books. I found that having more choices made reading from The List a more enjoyable experience for […]

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Month in Review: April and May, 2018

Posted June 3, 2018 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 21 Comments
Month in Review: April and May, 2018

For the better part of these two months I took a break from blogging to deal with some personal issues, but things have settled down and I’m so glad to be back. Not to mention so grateful for all the support from this wonderful book blogging community. Thank you, again. I’ll just list the books […]

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