52 in 52 Category

52 in 52: Nineteen Eighty-Four

Yep, I’m definitely behind on this. One of these days I’m either going to stop overcommitting myself (unlikely), learn to set more realistic goals (somewhat less unlikely), or just accept that I may not meet every goal I set (most likely).

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52 in 52: The Lexicographer’s Dilemma

I’m still trying to read more nonfiction in spite of my disastrous attempt at reading a memoir last week. So, I decided to spend the first week of the Trump Administration reading about the other thing we use to judge people on Facebook: grammar. Well, more like the idea of what “proper English” is, but […]

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52 in 52: Mess

I said I would read 52 books this year. I never said anything about finishing 52 books this year. I thought I might end up rage quitting a book at some point, but I didn’t expect it to be in week three. However, Barry Yourgrau’s Mess: One Man’s Struggle to Clean Up His House and His Act was […]

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52 in 52: Wolf Hall

I’m a big fan of historical fiction set in the Tudor period. Phillipa Gregory and Jean Plaidy? I devoured their series set during the period like the delicious empty literary calories they are. I don’t just limit myself to books, either. The Tudors? I came for Jonathan Rhys Meyers (historically inaccurate in appearance but damn if […]

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52 in 52: Go Set a Watchman

In an attempt to better myself and to give myself a regular feature to make blogging at least 2x a week easier, I’ll be doing the 52 books in 52 weeks challenge this year. Will it go better than my first attempt at NaNoWriMo? Here’s to hoping. I started the year with a problematic inhabitant of my […]

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