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What I Read in 2020

Each month I blog about what I’ve read. I do this primarily because I tend to forget the plot of a book about 10 minutes after I’ve finished reading it, and therefore I often forget what I’ve read (and I … Continue reading

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December 2020 Reading Update

In this last month of the year my reading life was all over the place. I needed some fun fiction to distract me during some stressed out times, and then over vacation time. In December I read: Ready Player Two … Continue reading

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Blogging Trends in 2020

Over the last few years, I’ve done an end-of-year wrap up in the form of a short summary.  Just like the rest of the world, I find December to be a good time to pause and reflect and the year. … Continue reading

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November 2020 Reading Update

I just realized that I never published this post, even though we are well into December now. This was the month of women authors, apparently! So I intentionally picked up some books by male authors late into the month. This … Continue reading

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September 2020 Reading Update

In September I read a lot more than I have been, and an interesting range of books.  I keep a never-ending list of recommended books, so I also have something to look for when I need a new book.  Here … Continue reading

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August 2020 Reading Update

I hit another reading wall this month. I think it was a combination of more work reading as we opened up a new school year (virtually), more stress, and more time outside when I wasn’t working. Also, I am enjoying … Continue reading

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July 2020 Reading Update

This month was a balance of summer fun reading and ensuring I was continuing to educate myself. In July I read: Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner – This was another “good summer read” recommended a few months ago that just … Continue reading

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June 2020 Reading Update

In May I finally got out of the quarantine fog enough to enjoy a lot of fun reading.  By then George Floyd was murdered and I changed my viewpoint. I spent a lot of time trying to immerse myself in … Continue reading

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Moving from “not racist” to antiracist

I just finished reading How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi. While I keep track of my reading in monthly blogs, I knew I had to write a blog specifically about this book, to capture my reflections and … Continue reading

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April 2020 Reading Update

Since the pandemic and quarantine, I have found it so hard to concentrate on reading. I’ve read enough articles and posts to know I’m not alone in this. I felt guilty for awhile, but I know that I need to … Continue reading

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