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Traveling the World in Books

Traveling the World in Books

Posted February 26, 2019 in Memes // 7 Comments

In 2017, I joined up with Top 5 Tuesday to write a post of five bookish places I’d like to live in.  When a similar topic popped up on Top Ten Tuesday, I wanted to take it in a different direction. I was fortunate enough to be able to visit Europe last year, and ever since, I’ve had a deep desire to travel and see the world for myself.  While financially that isn’t possible for me, it’s still possible to visit these places in books!  And I can dream.  While fantasy worlds are all well and good, our own planet […]

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Great Books I Don’t Remember

Great Books I Don’t Remember

Posted January 23, 2018 in Memes // 18 Comments

I’ve been a bookworm for as long as I can remember.  Some of my earliest memories are reading books – to myself, with my parents, with my peers.  “Go out to play!” my parents said. “Ugh,” said I, whilst grabbing a book to read. The problem with always having my head stuck in a book is that I’ve forgotten a lot of them.  Blogging and Goodreads?  They help resurrect my memories of a particular novel.  Unfortunately, in the time before I started tracking my reading and in the times I have lapsed… the books have fluttered out of my mind.  Even […]

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Ten Book Recommendations for Slytherins – #TTT

Ten Book Recommendations for Slytherins – #TTT

Posted August 15, 2017 in Memes // 30 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is BACK! The ladies at the Broke and the Bookish have posted the first prompt in months! Raise your hand if you’re excited! The topic this week is “Ten Book Recommendations for _______”.  Immediately, this read in my head as a Hogwarts house, so I’m going with SLYTHERINS*. (Wait, what?  I thought you were a Ravenclaw.  WHY SLYTHERIN?) Okay, well first of all, Slytherins need some love.  They get a pretty bad rap, what with Voldemort and all. SECONDLY. If we get really specific, I’m actually a Slytherclaw.  Oh yes, I who take so much pride in my Ravenclaw […]

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