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Camp, Eat, Read, Run

Spend all day at home reading, eating and napping = feel lazy and unproductive. Spend all day at a campground doing the exact same things = I’m outdoorsy! Most of the weekend was spent overcoming my aversion to ebooks. I … Continue reading

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Finish what you start?

Or, life’s too short to finish bad books… Have you ever walked out in the middle of a bad movie? (Once.) What about given up on a book that you aren’t enjoying? For the last year, I’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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Adventures in E-Reading

Or, You Can Give a Woman an E-Book but You Can’t Make Her Read I gave my mom a Kobo e-reader for Christmas. I originally intended to write a loooong blog post documenting the oft-frustrating process of buying the Kobo … Continue reading

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What I’m not reading right now…

Some days I worry that social media is keeping me from reading. Or rather, I spend a lot of time reading about books rather than actually reading the books themselves. Whether it’s getting recommendations from booksellers and other avid readers … Continue reading

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One Book, One Twitter, Lots of Gods

“What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it’s got a bookstore, it knows it’s not fooling a soul.” — American Gods I really liked the idea of … Continue reading

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The Gods are Crazy (and Scary): Week One of #1B1T and “American Gods”

I knew I should have taken that mythology class in university. Perhaps then I wouldn’t be putting down American Gods every few pages to look up obscure names on Wikipedia. But even if you don’t know your Bilquis from your … Continue reading

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One Book, One Twitter

Have you heard of One Book, One Twitter yet? If not, you soon will. The brain child of Jeff Howe — a writer, editor at Wired magazine and Harvard fellow — the One Book, One Twitter concept is modeled after … Continue reading

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