Reading Break

Reading Break

Reading frequently comes up as a goal for us around here. Devouring 100 books in a year was, once upon a time, not much of a challenge. In recent years, even 50 books has become a lot to squeeze into […]

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“We are all dust” In Action

“We are all dust” In Action

For this post I am once again turning to a book I’ve been reading for a while now: The Making of a Story by Alice LaPlante. It’s very long, and I don’t devote enough time to it during the week, […]

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The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin – Anxiety Ink Book Club

The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin – Anxiety Ink Book Club

Our first Anxiety Ink Book Club pick for 2017 is The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin! I am in charge of heading up reviews this third so here we go. THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS… FOR THE […]

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Reader Preferences: When a Literary Problem Becomes a Genre Fiction’s Convention

Reader Preferences: When a Literary Problem Becomes a Genre Fiction’s Convention

It’s no surprise that I read widely. I’m willing to pick up anything and everything made up of words that you can find out there. Whether I’ll end up liking it is a different story, but I’m not that hard […]

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2016 Goals Final Check-in

2016 Goals Final Check-in

2016 has been a huge year for me. I started the year battling depression, I worked more overtime than ever, I supported my wife through her pregnancy, I became a mother to a wonderful little girl, and I overthought a […]

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Tough to Tackle Reads: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Tough to Tackle Reads: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

My second edition of Tough to Tackle Reads is not quite the bang that Gone with the Wind was, but I think I still managed to pick a doozy. It’s difficult to think of a way to start discussing Joseph […]

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