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  • Friday Book Memes #2: Beyond Mammoth Cave

    Friday Book Memes #2: Beyond Mammoth Cave

    Book Beginnings on Fridays, hosted by Rose City Reader, is where bloggers share the first sentence or more of a current read, as well as initial thoughts about the sentence(s), impressions of the book, or anything else that the opening inspires.  I am currently reading two books — an anthology of science fiction short stories, the beginning… Read more

  • WWW Wednesdays #2

    WWW Wednesdays #2

    WWW Wednesdays is a bookish meme that was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived by “fledgling writer” Sam A. Stevens on Taking on a World of Words. To participate, you just answer the Three W’s: Currently Reading: Goodreads description: In Beyond Mammoth A Tale of Obsession in the World’s Longest Cave, James D. Borden… Read more

  • First Chapter, First Paragraph: Tuesday Intros #2

    First Chapter, First Paragraph: Tuesday Intros #2

    First Chapter, First Paragraph: Tuesday Intros is a weekly meme hosted by Socrates Book Reviews where participants share the first paragraph of one of the books that they are currently reading, have read or are planning to read. According to Socrates, this meme is guaranteed to increase your TBR 🙂 This week I’m participating with… Read more

  • 5 On My TBR #1: Space

    5 On My TBR #1: Space

    As many of this blog’s readers may not be obsessive bookish types, I should take a moment and explain what a “TBR” is. TBR = To Be Read Usually these are books that you own already but have not yet read. Those might be books on the shelf (physical or virtual as in eBooks) or… Read more

  • Word of the Week #1

    Word of the Week #1

    My meme streak continues with yet another first-time participation. Word of the Week is a bookish meme hosted by The Plain-Spoken Pen on Mondays in which participants share a word that they find entertaining, enlightening, edifying, or just plain fun to say! Share your own word on your blog, then help us grow the meme… Read more

  • Sunday Summary #40

    Sunday Summary #40

    Welcome to Sunday Summary, the meme in which I attempt to summarize the week that came before. This is installment #40, covering the week starting 21 May and ending today, 28 May 2023. Only twelve more weeks and I will have been doing these summaries for an entire year without missing a single week. Tomorrow… Read more

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