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Happy Belated Birthday, Edith! And Top Ten and Teaser Tuesday

Dear Reader: Edith Wharton is 150 #154) Hermione Lee’s biography of Edith Wharton arrived in the mail with a big 850 page thud today – yes! It was Edith’s 150th birthday recently and in honor of her (I’m NOT going to try to spell that one) centennial and a half I decided to get going …

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Blood and Love and Dickens

Dear Reader: I’m going to kill two memes with one post today, participating in Fig and Thistle’s 200th Dickens birthday read and Broke and Bookish’s Top Ten Tuesday by answering the question: What Top Ten Books Would You Recommend To Someone Who Doesn’t Read Romance Novels? #151) A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens …

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Teaser Tuesday

Dear Reader: Teaser Tuesday is sponsored by Should be Reading.  It’s another fun way to connect with other readers and book bloggers and, possibly, find new stuff you want to read… The idea is that you (the bulleted instructions below copied from Should be Reading): Grab your current read Open to a random page Share …

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Friday Blog Hop (sponsored by Crazy-for-Books)

Dear Reader: Crazy-for-books’ Friday blog hop this week asks “What genre do you wish you could get into but just can’t?” Hmmmm…  maybe science fiction.  This isn’t exactly something that keeps me up at night, but I did used to enjoy it a lot.  I read Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, and lost of 50s and …

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