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Monthly Round-up: May 2017

It’s good to have a light month before the 20 Books of Summer 2017 reading challenge, but more on that June 1… (so excited!) Books Reviewed: The North Water by Ian McGuire (4.8) Minds of Winter by Ed O’Loughlin (3.8) House of Names by Colm…

Reading Ireland Month 2017: Sign Up

Hooray! It’s time for the Reading Ireland Month 2017 challenge hosted by 746 Books and Raging Fluff. I really enjoy this challenge since it pushes me to read new authors and it’s wonderfully laid back without frantic check-ins or that horrible sense of “falling…

Monthly Round-up: January 2017

How is it the end of January already? Books Read: –Murder of the Century by Paul Collins –The Sellout by Paul Beatty –The Bullet Catch by John Gaspard –The Miser’s Dream by John Gaspard –Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie Reviews Posted: –The…

20 Books of Summer 2016: Wrap-up

I read 20 books this summer! If only they were all on my queue… but I’m excited to have met my summer goal even if I strayed widely from my initial summer reading list. I learned the same lessons as last year: 1) Don’t…

Incoming: Five-Star Review

No book on this site has gotten a five-star review. My inconsistent blogging has covered 69 books* and some have been close, but none have gotten 5/5. This is a natural consequence of parsing scores to tenths of points. I have given three 4.9s…