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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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September 2021 Reading Update

I am such a mood reader! I picked up a very slow, beautiful ficion narrative this month that was just not what I was in the mood for when I had time to read. It’s still on my shelf to … Continue reading

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July 2021 Reading Update

I have a funny reading story about my poor memory (and the reason I blog about what I read!). Earlier this month I was scrolling through my Facebook memories and the memory below, from 2011 pops up: I blogged about … Continue reading

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March 2021 Reading Update

I can always tell when I’ve had a stressful month because my reading list is shorter than usual.  March was a rough one for me, and most of the books I finished were read in the last two weeks and/or … Continue reading

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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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