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The Delight in Reading Lists and Challenges: 20 Suggestions

Reading challenges get us out of our comfort zones. Whether we’re trying to expand what genres we read, catch up on classics, or just plain read┬ámore,┬áthese lists and challenges are a great way to reconsider our reading habits.

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Five Favorite Books: 2012

This year alone, I’ve read 77 books and so far reviewed 68 of them. More so than in years’ past, I’ve come across work that I want to shove into the hands of every reading adult I know. In Sara-praise, “I want to hug its face off” ranks highest. Here, then, are my most face-huggable […]

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Book Review: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Let’s get one thing out of the way up front: Beautiful Ruins is an absolutely perfect book, and if you read any review that claims otherwise, then that reviewer is trying too hard to be a smug killjoy and they should not be trusted. You should perhaps ask them if they also enjoy popping children’s […]