Category Archives: Reading

A Confession and a Book Review: Kin Types by Luanne Castle #bookreview #poetry

First, the confession: I’ve been away in body as well as in mind. For two years my husband had been planning this road trip. For one year, it’s been almost an obsession with him and then with me. And, into … Continue reading

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Semi-Traditional Book Review: Reading in Progress #MondayBlogs #bookreview #memoir

Usually I don’t review a book I haven’t yet finished. I definitely don’t review books that I don’t plan to finish (for whatever reason). I’m making an exception here. This weekend I started reading Kevin Brennan’s memoir-in-vignettes, In No Particular … Continue reading

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A Traditional Kind of Book Review: Bird Light by Elizabeth Cohen #MondayBlogs #bookreview #poetry

Poetry is like pornography: I know it when I see it. Or read it if you want to be picky. Or maybe it’s an acquired taste, something you have to be trained to learn to like. Gin martinis might be … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Book Review: The Hypothetical Girl by Elizabeth Cohen #MondayBlogs #bookreview

Hello, friends and fellow readers. I have another book review hosted by my favorite imaginary cousins. This time they are discussing a collection of short stories titled The Hypothetical Girl, written by Elizabeth Cohen and published by Other Press. I’ve … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Book Review: Fascination #bookreview #guerillapublishing

Hello, friends, I am overdue for a book review and I’m a poet, doncha know it ūüôā¬† Silliness aside, I’m reviewing Kevin Brennan’s latest novel, Fascination.¬† If you’ve been a follower of my blog for any length of time, then … Continue reading

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4 Quick Ways To Write A #BookReview And Overcome Your Fears #MondayBlogs

Originally posted on Rosie Amber:
? Authors¬†WANT ¬†Reviews Simple! How many times have you read pleas on social media for readers to write reviews? – Probably Loads. Does the thought of writing a book review send you racing to the…

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A Different Kind of Book Review: Eating Bull by Carrie Rubin #MondayBlogs #bookreview @sitting_bulls

Hello, dear friends.¬† I’m on a roll.¬† Make that a whole-grain roll. Here is another “different kind of book review,” this time of Eating Bull by Carrie Rubin.¬† Carrie is not just a writer but she’s also a physician and … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Book Review: Silk for the Feed Dogs by Jackie Mallon #MondayBlogs #bookreview

Hello, dear friends.  It’s time for another “different kind of book review.”  The novel I chose is Silk for the Feed Dogs by Jackie Mallon.  You might already know Jackie through her blog at https://jackiemallon.com/ And if you don’t, I … Continue reading

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Red Clay and Roses – a review

Originally posted on reading recommendations reviewed:
Red Clay and Roses by S.K. Nicholls Purchase copies here A Different Kind of Book Review Melissa set the tray of coffee mugs, sugar bowl and creamer on the table, and quickly began to…

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You Can’t Get Rid of Me … At least not easily #MondayBlogs #knitting #GrandFunkRailroad

Hello, dear friends!¬† What an interesting week it’s been.¬† And exhausting given that I had the luxury of roughly two weeks of staycation.¬† Returning to work after any length of hiatus is never easy.¬† But, still, my year started off … Continue reading

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