Monthly Archives: December 2015

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon- A Review

The year is 1945. Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot … Continue reading

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Why Not Youtube?

So As you may or may not know, I also have a channel on youtube where I review books and start discussions. I haven’t posted a video in a very long time, however. Why not? I’ve been asking myself this … Continue reading

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Shovel Ready by Adam Sternbergh – A Review

So for the winter Cramathon, I decided to read this book, as well as the sequel. Well, I never got to the sequel. But I did finish this book, so yay me! First we meet Spademan, the main character. We … Continue reading

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Six Reading Resolutions for 2016

Setting goals for yourself is a great way to keep mentally healthy and stay positive. It also helps you acheive more and feel better about yourself all around. So, I’m going to tell you my reading goals for 2016! Read … Continue reading

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Cramathon TBR! – December 2015

So this month, the readathon is cramathon! It runs from Dec. 19 at 12 am, to Dec. 21st at 11:59 PM. The point of this readathon is just to read as much as possible. There are challenges, but I will … Continue reading

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My Top 5 books of 2015!

I haven’t read as much as I wanted to this year; after all, I started Bierbaum Bookworm in the middle of June on a whim, and it’s been going ever since. But I have found some works that will stay … Continue reading

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Book Plates: Why did we use them? Why don’t we use them?

As you may know, up until the early 1900’s, only scholars or educated people read and owned books. Common workers and laborers, and the general public didn’t usually have any books in their homes, besides the bible. Even that was rare. … Continue reading

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Books acquired in PA so far

So I’m so excited to be out here, visiting my family and seeing all the historic places in the area. But I’m also excited to find books I’ve never seen before. Like these below:   I found these little gems in … Continue reading

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First day in Pennsylvania!

Landed in PA today, and my mom picked me up from the airport. I haven’t seen this many trees in a long time. It’s so nice to just look outside and see grass, even if it is dead. As soon … Continue reading

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Vacation time! + Books I want to read by 2016

Next week I’m going on a vacation to Pennsylvania! I will be on a plane for about 8 hours, so I will most likely finish A Thousand Pieces of You on that flight. After that, I’ll read Ten Thousand Skies … Continue reading

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