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Nonfiction November: New to my TBR

Posted November 22, 2020 by Lory in events / 2 Comments
Nonfiction November: New to my TBR

Nonfiction November comes to a close with the topic New to My TBR (hosted by Katie at Doing Dewey): It’s been a month full of amazing nonfiction books! Which ones have made it onto your TBR? Be sure to link back to the original blogger who posted about that book. Here are some of the […]

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Nonfiction November: Be the Expert

Posted November 15, 2020 by Lory in events / 26 Comments
Nonfiction November: Be the Expert

Hosted by Rennie of What’s Nonfiction), there are three ways to join in Nonfiction November this week! You can either share 3 or more books on a single topic that you have read and can recommend (be the expert), you can put the call out for good nonfiction on a specific topic that you have […]

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Nonfiction November: Book Pairing

Posted November 8, 2020 by Lory in events / 19 Comments
Nonfiction November: Book Pairing

This week’s Nonfiction November topic is Book Pairing (hosted by Julz of Julz Reads): This week, pair up a nonfiction book with a fiction title. It can be a “If you loved this book, read this!” or just two titles that you think would go well together. Maybe it’s a historical novel and you’d like to […]

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Nonfiction November: My Year in Nonfiction

Posted November 3, 2020 by Lory in events / 30 Comments
Nonfiction November: My Year in Nonfiction

Hooray, it’s Nonfiction November! This is a yearly event that a lot of us look forward to. The topic this week is Your Year in Nonfiction, hosted by Leann of Shelf Aware: Take a look back at your year of nonfiction and reflect on the following questions – What was your favorite nonfiction read of the […]

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Witch Week: The Graveyard Book

Posted November 2, 2020 by Lory in elsewhere, events / 4 Comments
Witch Week: The Graveyard Book

As October turns to November, I hope you’re enjoying Witch Week as hosted by Lizzie Ross – she’s put together a wonderful array of posts on the theme of “Gothick.” Today’s treat is a discussion of Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book. I was so happy to get to participate, along with Lizzie and two of […]

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Witch Week is coming

Posted October 25, 2020 by Lory in events / 5 Comments
Witch Week is coming

In one week, starting on Halloween, head over to Lizzie Ross, Writer for the annual celebration of Witch Week, a time to read and discuss our favorite fantasy books and authors (and who couldn’t use a bit of fantasy right now?) The theme this year is “Gothick” and Lizzie has a simply fabulous lineup in […]

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Robertson Davies Reading Weekend Wrap-Up

Posted September 1, 2020 by Lory in events / 4 Comments
Robertson Davies Reading Weekend Wrap-Up

It’s been a wonderful long weekend of reading Robertson Davies! Thanks to all who joined in this event; here are the posts I gathered: Calmgrove on Tempest-Tost: “This then could be how the novel works: a light entertainment, yes; perhaps a work to share with bookish friends, certainly; but also possibly a work laden with […]

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Robertson Davies Reading Weekend

Posted August 28, 2020 by Lory in announcements, events / 10 Comments
Robertson Davies Reading Weekend

“One of the things that puzzles me is that so few people want to look at life as a totality and to recognize that death is no more extraordinary than birth. When they say it’s the end of everything they don’t seem to recognize that we came from somewhere and it would be very, very […]

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Get ready for Robertson Davies Reading Weekend

Posted August 9, 2020 by Lory in events / 4 Comments
Get ready for Robertson Davies Reading Weekend

It’s August, the month of Canadian author Robertson Davies’s birth, which means that Robertson Davies Reading Weekend is coming! From Friday to Sunday, August 28 to 30, post about any book or books you read by this magical author, and come back here to let me know about it. You can also use the hashtag […]

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Robertson Davies Reading Weekend

Posted July 1, 2020 by Lory in events / 6 Comments
Robertson Davies Reading Weekend

As summer begins, here is just a heads up that after last year’s Robertson Davies Reading Week event, there was enough interest in doing it again that I’ve decided to host a three-day “birthday weekend” for the Canadian author, August 28 to 30. This will be a very free-form event; simply read whatever you like […]

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