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Monday Minute: How to Get Out of a Reading Slump

To be a good writer, you need to be a good reader. And that means making a regular habit of reading and reading widely. But what happens when you get into a reading slump and don’t really feel like reading?

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WWW Wednesday- March 16, 2016

This week I thought I’d try something different from my usual Wednesday Words of Wisdom. I found out about WWW Wednesday, which is hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. Along with talking about writing, I love talking about books.


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Monday Minute: 5 Signs You’re a Book Nerd (or bibliophile)

If you like writing, you also naturally like reading too. I first heard of the term ‘bibliophile’ when I started following book blogs. I think it’s pretty cool that there’s a proper term for all the book lovers out there. I was thinking about all the funny things I do as a bibliophile and came up with this list. Continue reading “Monday Minute: 5 Signs You’re a Book Nerd (or bibliophile)”

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Lazy Sunday: Stacking the Shelves #3

I’ve been in such a reading mode lately, especially since I reached the 11th book of the year yesterday. I set a Goodreads reading challenge to read 15 books in 2015 and I’m happy to say that I’m close to reaching that goal. Like others who enjoy reading, I buy books like other people buy shoes. Those buys give me a great high when I admire the book covers and relish in the anticipation of reading them.  Continue reading “Lazy Sunday: Stacking the Shelves #3”

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Lazy Saturday: Stacking the Shelves #2

Ah, lazy Saturdays…I’m looking out the window at early Canadian spring and don’t like what I see. Cold snow, drizzly rain and grey skies . Spring is officially here but it certainly doesn’t look like it! On this particular cool day, I’ve rounded up a list of reads while I keep warm and cozy. Continue reading “Lazy Saturday: Stacking the Shelves #2”

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Lazy Saturday: Stacking The Shelves #1

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme, hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.  I found out about Stacking the Shelves from Brin’s Book Blog. This weekly meme is all about sharing the books you’re adding to your shelves: whether physical or virtual. Continue reading “Lazy Saturday: Stacking The Shelves #1”