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2013 Overview and Book of the Year

I’ve already mentioned that 2013 was a “down year.” I didn’t make it near my goal of 50 books. I did join two sites¬†¬† last year to help me keep track of what I read online. Pocket is a great reading list, where you can add articles you want to read from a browser button […]

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Review: Ratha’s Creature

Ever finished a book and were just like “Uh?” That was Ratha’s Creature for me. While well written and engaging I’m not sure what the point was. The book is about a clan of intelligent cats living in a prehistoric world. The cats have learned to herd wild game for domestic use. This allows them […]

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Newbery Goal Update

I have a goal to read all of the Newbery Medal Award books. You can see the full checklist list of books here – Newbery Medal Books. I’ve been able to fit 4 Newbery books into my 2013 reading thus far. Which brings my total to 15 overall. 2004: The Tale of Despereaux: Being the […]

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2011 Overview & Book of the Year

I like books. I like lots of different kinds of books. And I think this years reading selection really shows the breath of my tastes. Just take the first five books; a star trek novel, 2 classic YA books, a fantasy/horror book, and a non-fiction philosophy book. This year was also the year of mind-bendingly-weird […]