Category Archives: Reading Room

Death. Dying. All Is Grey. All Is Lost. Just Ask Kaepernick.

Four weeks of death, with some loss thrown in on the side. No, I haven’t lost (or misplaced) anyone this month.  It’s my Crisis and Trauma class.  The prof’s specialty is dying and bereavement, so we’re getting heavy doses.  I … Continue reading

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From Bored to Bondage (and back again)

Another day.  Today is brought to you by standard deviation, variance, graphing distribution, and correlation coefficients.  It’s more effective than a sleeping pill.  Come on, you almost dozed off just reading that, didn’t you?  The most exciting part of my … Continue reading

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Giving In

I kind of feel like I’ve sold my soul.  “Why?” you ask. I’m reading 50 Shades of Grey. Yes, you read that right. I caved.  I did.  In my defense, I have 2 reasons for having done so. 1.  My … Continue reading

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Not Enough Reading

I finally sat down to count and discovered that I only read 349 books this year.  That number seems low; I think I’m missing some from my list.  What a slacker.  I was bad about writing things down as I … Continue reading

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Good Thing I’m Interested

Today marks Day 3 of all (school)work, no play.  Well, a few minutes here and there to refresh my brain so I could focus again.  But it’s been 3 days since I last picked up a novel.  You know, that … Continue reading

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Absolute Best of the Bad

Let me start out by saying that I have not read this book.  I don’t know if I would reach the same conclusions as this reviewer did.  I know that she and I differ on a couple of titles, so … Continue reading

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New Category: Bad Reviews

As we all know, I read.  A lot.  I also read reviews.  Reviews can be spoilery and while that’s often annoying, it can also be helpful.  Still, I don’t usually make selections based upon them. It must be said, however, that … Continue reading

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On Reading Preferences

Despite my failure to update my “Now Reading” or my 2012 book list, I have been reading almost nonstop.  I have noticed some things about my reading likes and dislikes.  Here are some of them: ~ You already know how … Continue reading

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Call Me Jack Sprat

I’m never around anymore, am I?  I haven’t felt like I had anything new to share.  Probably because, as far as I know, I haven’t.  Everything has been pretty much the same. One new thing is that with rare – … Continue reading

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Twas the Day After Christmas

And I was supremely happy.  After all, I was given $150 worth of gift cards to B&N! Far less happy, though, is my brother.  He went snowboarding with his friends yesterday and hit an ice patch as he was approaching … Continue reading

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