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April 2022 Reading Update

This month I read a lot more nonfiction than usual, and it was all so different. This was a diverse reading month for sure. The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb – I LOVED this book (5 stars for me!)! Ray … Continue reading

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March 2022 Reading Update

March was a very interesting month of reading for me. After a year of listening to the Currently Reading podcast, I have a HUGE list of recommended books I want to read. I put many of them on hold at … Continue reading

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The Reader in Me 2.0

Seven years ago (wow, it’s hard to believe I’ve been blogging that long!) I wrote a post called The Reader in Me, inspired by a book, an author, and another blogger. The goal was to write 100 facts about my … Continue reading

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February 2022 Reading Update

This was an interesting reading month for me. I read 3 nonfiction books, all good, which is more than normal. I also read 3 #OwnVoices books, which were all good. This month I read: Honor by Thrity Umrigar – This … Continue reading

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How are you so comfortable talking about race and equity issues?

I am facilitating a monthly book discussion with a team at work where we read and discuss a chapter of Coaching for Equity by Elena Aguilar. This is a small but mighty team who works very well together and we … Continue reading

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Wintering or Learning from an Extended Rest

I recently read the book Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May. I happen to read this during winter (though can you even call it that in San Diego?) and while on a six … Continue reading

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December 2021 Reading Update

I was still on my medical leave this month, which means I had PLENTY of reading time to make this my best reading month ever! This month I read: This is How it Always is by Laurie Frankel- I heard … Continue reading

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My Favorite Books of 2021

Despite keeping track of what I read each month, I have never posted a favorite list of books. In addition to sharing my reading here, I do mark books read in GoodReads, just to have a place with a big … Continue reading

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November 2021 Reading Update

I knew this would be a good reading month for me. I had surgery mid-month, and have a long, slow recovery ahead of me, with ample time to read! I started the month with a big stack of books that … Continue reading

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October 2021 Reading Update

This was a slow reading month for me. I didn’t finish my first book on the list below until 10/10, but I have now read over 100 books in 2021! The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams – This … Continue reading

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