Monthly Archives: August 2016

Mr. Mercedes, Stephen King

book 39 – Mr. Mercedes I have no idea why I ever thought Stephen King was a good writer. Maybe he WAS good, in his early days, or maybe he was just novel (no pun intended!). Whatever the case, somewhere … Continue reading

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Montana 1948, Larry Watson

book 38 – Montana 1948 A book club choice, Montana 1948 is short but captivating story about life in (you guessed it) Montana an 1948. When the beloved town doctor and war hero is accused of raping Indian women, his … Continue reading

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f**k it Do What You Love, John C. Parkin

book 37 – f**k it Do What You Love A confession: I am a few blog posts behind. A recovery plan: I am going to sit here, give myself a timeline of 30 mins per entry, and just get them … Continue reading

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We Can Learn This

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looking for alaska, John Green

book 36 – looking for alaska Looking for Alaska is a different kind of coming of age book, about teenagers away at boarding school who deal with the usual (rules, authority, grades, pushing boundaries) and the less usual (loss, grief, … Continue reading

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A First

For the first time in my professional life, I found myself on a business trip/day without make up. That is correct, all that money and preparation to have two sets of make up provided the perfect storm for me to … Continue reading

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Demeaning others to feel better about myself

I was lurking on my husband’s FB page to look at pictures of my nieces and nephews and came across a photo of one of my sisters. I haven’t seen her in a while and my first thought was “she’s … Continue reading

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Being mean to myself

Here’s where I am lately. I am constantly being mean to myself. I compare myself unfavourably to almost everyone (I’m fat compared to her, I’m ugly compared to her, my hair is bad, my lips are too thin, my eyes … Continue reading

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Lamb, Christopher Moore

book 35 – Lamb Christopher Moore is actually the first repeat author of my year-long book-a-week challenge, which is unexpected because several of the books I have read were the first of trilogies that I ultimately plan on finishing. It … Continue reading

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Behind Every Successful Woman

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