Currently // Watching the Clock

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#NonficNov: Nontraditional Nonfiction

If there is one thing I can credit with getting me more into reading nonfiction, it was audiobooks. I’m not a fan of first person point of view, which a lot of nonfiction is written in, but surprisingly I don’t mind it when it’s an audiobook. They really opened the genre up for me! ...more

Top Ten Tuesday – You Can Quote Me On That

It was so hard to pick just ten. I have noted some pretty awesome quotes this year! “Once you’ve held a book and really loved it, you forever remember the feel of it, its specific weight, the way it sits in your hand.” ...more

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This Week For Dinner – Week of November 15th

Hi guys. I feel like such a failure. That list I made last week? ...more

That Time When a Book was More Than I Thought….

The Penguin Lessons: What I Learned from a Remarkable Bird Narrator: Bill Nighy Length: 6 hours 6 minutes Published by Random House Audio on October 27, 2015 Genres: Memoir Pages: 240 Format: Audiobook Source: Audible Goodreads I was hoping against hope that the penguin would survive because as of that instant he had a name, and with his name came the beginning of a bond which would last a life-time.' Tom Michell is in his roaring twenties: single, free-spirited and seeking adventure. He has a plane ticket to South America, a teaching position in a prestigious Argentine boarding school, and endless summer holidays. He even has a motorbike, Che Guevara style ....more

Nonfiction November – Book Pairings

Let’s play a little game of read this? Read that. Shall we? ...more

Top Ten Tuesday – Books to Movies!

Like most readers (I imagine), I am ambivalent about books to movies. I think once you’ve been burned a couple of times, it’s hard to trust Hollywood to do my favorite words justice. That said, I am cautiously optimistic about these books to movies… In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick – I listened to this book earlier this year and it was amazing ....more

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading This Week?

It is official. I am Nonfiction November Obsessed. I added over 40 nonfiction recommendations to my want to read list last week ....more

Currently // Pain, pain, go away….

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