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Review: The Love Song of Miss Queen Hennessy by Rachel Joyce

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“It’s all very well for a man to set out of his front door and tell his friend to wait while he walks the length of England. It’s an entirely different kettle of fish when you are the woman at the other end.” When Queenie Hennessy discovers that Harold Fry is walking the length of… Read More ›

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Review: The Love Song of Miss Queen Hennessy by Rachel Joyce

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“It’s all very well for a man to set out of his front door and tell his friend to wait while he walks the length of England. It’s an entirely different kettle of fish when you are the woman at the other end.” When Queenie Hennessy discovers that Harold Fry is walking the length of… Read More ›

Top Ten Tuesday »

TTT: Top Books on my Fall TBR List

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Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because they are particularly fond of lists at The Broke and the Bookish. They love to share lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists! Each week they will post… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge »

Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters

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For this week’s challenge, share a photo with letters — no matter the alphabet. You can capture a neon sign, a sentence scribbled in an old phone booth, a random letter that’s seemingly out of place, or anything else. As you look through your lens, think about how your image might convey something bigger: a… Read More ›

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Brunch Book Club – November Discussion of The Iron King by Julie Kagawa

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Through some serendipitous quirks in planning, Michele and I were both available to meet before an evening of bookish events (thank you, HarperCollins!). Foregoing brunch for once, we found a warm and delicious (add cheap and cheerful) restaurant in Chinatown where we could enjoy something yummy for dinner while we had our chat. Corn and… Read More ›

Personal Musing »

6 Days of Giller Prize Shortlist Reading

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Originally posted on Reeder Reads:
Today the Giller Prize Shortlist was announced and since I was sick, I lay in bed hitting refresh and watched as the book community was waiting with baited breath for the CanLit announcement. When the list was finally announced, it was exciting to see that for the first time in a…

Events »

Blog Tour & Review: Gottika by Helaine Becker

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Secrets Destroy You. The Truth Sets You Free. What is the most dangerous secret of all? For fifteen-year-old Dany, is it the shame that his once-vital mother now suffers mutely from “the staring sickness?” Or is it that Count Pol, the corrupt absolute ruler of Western Gottika, may be scouting the city clandestinely for teenage girls… Read More ›

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Jenn has read 91 books toward her goal of 110 books.
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