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MAY 2021

I am pondering which book I'll start next. I completed Patrice Gaines : Laughing in the Dark: From Colored Girl to Woman of Color-A Journey from Prison to Power about two hours ago. Edifying read!!

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ladykhalia
23 days ago
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(8 days ago)Thanks, Stephanie!! People don't seem to come through these parts. Did you pick up the memoir by Jennifer Finney Boylan from the library?
ladykhalia
(22 days ago)I am re-reading "She's Not There" by Jennifer Finney Boylan. It is her memoir of her life as a transgendered woman and her transition. It is SO good. I am also reading "The Triumph of Seeds; how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, & pips conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history". It's quite interesting, and I'm learning a lot about various seeds, plants, and even spores (what seeds evolved from).
Stephanie Moore-Fuller
April 2021

I am reading Jenny Offill : Money Changes Everything: Twenty-two Writers Break the Final Taboo--How Money Transforms Families, Tests Marriages, Destroys Friendships, and Sometimes Manages to Make People Happy.I'm going through it in fits and starts.

I picked this up from Thrift Books, in paperback edition.

What about you?

ladykhalia
1 month ago
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June 2020

Good day, everyone! I am reading Kathryn J. Edin : $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, a hardcover copy. Anyone who needs a deeper understanding of abject poverty in the USA, read this!

Care to share what you're reading? Share the format, too.

ladykhalia
11 months, 21 days ago
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March 2021

I am reading L.M. Montgomery : The Blue Castle. A bit florid but now I know.

ladykhalia
2 months, 26 days ago
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(2 months, 23 days ago)I am reading American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee by Karen Abbott The Margaret Mitchell Encyclopedia by Anita Price Davis and Crafty Superstar: Make Crafts on the Side, Earn Extra Cash, and Basically Have It All by Grace Dobush
Confuzzled Shannon
April 2020

Good day, good people! Stay safe and healthy on this April 1st. Nothing I am typing is a joke. I am reading Tracey Thorn : Naked at the Albert Hall: The Inside Story of Singing which I bought from Thrift Books, an online retailer.

ladykhalia
1 year ago
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February 2021

I am slowly moving through Studs Terkel : Hope Dies Last: Keeping the Faith in Troubled Times. I don't know why I am reading it so slow. This is only my third book of 2021. Sad I tell you. This is a hardcover edition I bought from Thrift Books.

What are you reading?

ladykhalia
3 months, 21 days ago
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(3 months, 4 days ago)Now I am enjoying Sarah McCoy : Marilla of Green Gables. Marilla, ever-sensible, makes a fine heroine.
ladykhalia
(3 months, 5 days ago)I started Sarah de Carvalho : The Street Children of Brazil: One Woman's Remarkable Story in the wee hours of this morning. Finally made it to a book I am relishing!!
ladykhalia
(3 months, 19 days ago)Finished Studs Terkel. Now I am back to Laurie Gough : Kite Strings of the Southern Cross: A Woman's Travel Odyssey (Footsteps (San Francisco, Calif.).).
ladykhalia
January 2020

Happy New Year! About a half hour ago, I finished Gabrielle Bell : When I'm Old And Other Stories. I borrowed this copy from the public library.It's a laminated softcover edition.

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ladykhalia
1 year ago
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(1 year ago)Thank you for telling me, Daisy. I've run into some disappointing books lately, too.
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(1 year ago)I usually love books from the 1800's, so I don't think that the age of the book has much to do with why I didn't like it much. I just didn't think it was all it's cracked up to be, I guess.
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(1 year ago)It took me about 2 months to read "Dracula. It was good at first. Action about whats-his-face going to the Counts house and all that. But after that, it got really slow. And soap opera-ish. I know this was written in the late 1800's, but no one ever talked the way they talk in that book.
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(1 year ago)I tried reading Dracula once, but after maybe five chapters I gave up. Too slow-moving and dark for me. I like the movie adaptations better it seems; words I'd never thought I'd say, haha. I'm currently reading Linda Thompson : The Plum Blooms in Winter: Inspired by a Gripping True Story from World War II's Daring Doolittle Raid (Brands from the Burning) and I am enjoying it immensely. Great clean WWII historical fiction; I highly recommend it.
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(1 year ago)John Szwed : Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth: started it this afternoon. I am enjoying it, despite the protests of other reviewers on Goodreads.
ladykhalia
(1 year ago)Right now, I am on Sean Manning : Bound to Last: 30 Writers on Their Most Cherished Book. This one's hardcover from the public library.
ladykhalia
(1 year ago)I finished Linda Bucklin : Come Rain or Come Shine: Friendships Between Women earlier this evening.
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(1 year ago)Bram Stoker never lured me. But you want to love this story so it seems.
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(1 year ago)I got the new "Ladies' #1 Detective Agency" audiobook for Solstice. I've read every book in the series, in order. I will be donating the book to the library after I've listened to it a few times. Right now I'm reading "Dracula". It's a tough read and it's taking me a long time.
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JANUARY 2021

Happy New Year, everyone!! I am reading Gunnar Garfors : 198: How I Ran Out of Countries*. I became aware of this book through Goodreads. I bought a softcover copy from Thrift Books.

Anyone want to discuss books?

ladykhalia
4 months, 23 days ago
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December 2019:

I decided my yearly challenge would be 70 books. Next book will be the 70th book. ( I wanted to exceed 100 books but I've been in school.)

Even so, 70 books qualifies as an admirable number of books to have read.

I'm not sure which book I'll read.

It's either hardcover or softcover, for me, folks.

What are you all reading?

ladykhalia
1 year ago
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(1 year ago)I chose Vicky Tiel : It's All About the Dress: What I Learned in 40 Years About Men, Women, Sex and Fashion. Juicy read!
ladykhalia
October 2019

Do tell what you're reading. I am still on Glynnis MacNicol : No One Tells You This: A Memoir. It's a hardcover on loan from the public library.

ladykhalia
1 year ago
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(1 year ago)Did you buy those copies, borrow them from the library or a friend, or get them from Bookmooch? I borrowed a book from my uncle's then-stepdaughter and I never gave it back. (Shame on me, I know.) I am reading Sarah Turnbull : All Good Things: From Paris to Tahiti: Life and Longing that I gleaned from Bookmooch. It's hardcover and I choose to post it on inventory when I complete the book. Thank you for commenting, Jennifer.
ladykhalia
(1 year ago)I'm reading Sheri S. Tepper : The Waters Rising and Kage Baker : New Voices In Science Fiction.
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December 2020

Still tackling Miss S : Confessions of a Working Girl: A True Story. If you don't enjoy graphic detail of miserly sex, weird sex, juicy sex, and any other description, don't read this.

I am reading a softcover edition that I bought online.

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ladykhalia
5 months, 25 days ago
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November 2020

I forgot to post!! I am reading Dolly Alderton : Everything I Know About Love in hardcover format. Engaging with a light touch. Definitely a feminine sensibility. I bought it from Thrift Books. I'll let someone else have it on here.

Anyone care to discuss what they're reading?

ladykhalia
6 months, 9 days ago
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(6 months, 6 days ago)That's so impressive! I am only in my mid-thirties for books read but I am currently working on Mere Christianity and also the Understory :)
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(6 months, 9 days ago)This is book #111 in 2020. I aim to read 120 books this year.
ladykhalia
July 2019

I started The Romance of Libraries by Madeleine Lefebvre (2005-11-17). This is a sweet book. I'm in the mood for love all year, not just February. It's a paperback on loan from the public library.

What are you all reading?

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1 year ago
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(1 year ago)Finished with the first of July. Last night, I started Nishta J Mehra : Brown White Black: An American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion. I am engaged in these essays. Highly recommend this book.
ladykhalia
November 2019

Good day, everyone! I have started Roxanne J. Coady : The Book That Changed My Life: 71 Remarkable Writers Celebrate the Books That Matter Most to Them. Enlightening hardcover on loan from the public library.

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ladykhalia
1 year ago
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December 2016: What are you reading?

I am reading Grant Scott : The Greatest Album Covers of All Time. It is a hardcover on loan from the public library. Would you also like to share in which format you're reading?

ladykhalia
4 years ago
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(4 years ago)I enjoyed Siddartha but this one doesn't seem to be one I'd enjoy. When the protagonist has unresolved misery, I am disgusted to read the book. Siddhartha... I read that the year after I graduated from high school.
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(4 years ago)It is very good.
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(4 years ago)I didn't find out Steppenwolf was a book until high school. I had only heard of the band. How is it?
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(4 years ago)Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse.
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October 2020

I just started Janice Erlbaum : Girlbomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir. It's a softcover that I bought online.

I think I'll love it.

Do tell.

ladykhalia
7 months, 22 days ago
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September 2020

I am reading a hardcover edition of John Bowe : Gig: Americans Talk About Their Jobs at the Turn of the Millennium. I bought it from Thrift Books. Incredible collection of interviews. I implore you all to read this book.

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ladykhalia
8 months, 22 days ago
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(8 months, 7 days ago)I am reading a modern classic, Barbara Ehrenreich : Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America. I had bits and pieces of it in classes. Now I am reading it in its entirety. She's prejudiced, but who isn't?
ladykhalia
(8 months, 21 days ago)Sarah Pinsker : A Song for a New Day sounds phenomenal! I may read that in the future. How did you learn of it, Jennifer?
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(8 months, 22 days ago)I'm reading Sarah Pinsker : A Song for a New Day, which won the Nebula Award for best novel this year.
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February 2017: What are you reading?

I am in a reading slump. I still haven't finished Betty Smith : A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (P.S.). It is on loan from the public
library. Perhaps I'll start another book, then come back to this one.

Share what you're reading.

ladykhalia
4 years ago
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(4 years ago)I stopped Betty Smith : A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (P.S.). It's not an atrocious book. For some reason, it didn't grip me. Since then, I have completed three graphic books: Julia Wertz : I Saw You: Comics Inspired by Real-Life Missed Connections, Julia Wertz : The Infinite Wait and Other Stories and Julia Wertz : Drinking at the Movies. All of these works were loaned from the public library. Julia Wertz is fascinating. I look forward to reading more of her work.
ladykhalia
August 2020

I am currently reading Laura Caldwell : The Year Of Living Famously (Red Dress Ink). I've been on a serious theme binge so I wanted to lighten up with this one. It's a paperback that I bought from Thrift Books. I'll probably give this one away, too.

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ladykhalia
9 months, 27 days ago
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(8 months, 25 days ago)There is a romantic sub-plot in the series, which gets pretty angsty, but it's more science fiction than romance. Space opera SF with a romantic sub-plot is my absolute favorite genre to read though. :)
Jennifer
(8 months, 29 days ago)From the title, I thought Rachel Bach : Heaven's Queen (Paradox) would be a historical romance. Now I see it's science fiction. It's a relief to know someone is enjoying themselves at home.
ladykhalia
(9 months, 2 days ago)I'm reading Rachel Bach : Heaven's Queen (Paradox). This trilogy is great!
Jennifer
(9 months, 6 days ago)Wily O'Reilly: Irish Country Stories by Patrick Taylor seems intriguing. I finished Domenica Ruta : With or Without You: A Memoir on Saturday morning after starting it the previous afternoon. Now, I am tackling John Bowe : Gig: Americans Talk About Their Jobs. Deeply recommended!
ladykhalia
(9 months, 6 days ago)I am reading Confessions Of A Supermom by Melanie Lynn Hauser and The Wily O'Reilly: Irish Country Stories by Patrick Taylor.
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(9 months, 22 days ago)Now I am on Stephanie Rosenbloom : Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude. It's on loan from the public library in hardcover format. Wonderful!!
ladykhalia
March 2020

Good day, good people! What are you tackling in your reading adventures? I am reading Karen Propp : Why I'm Still Married: Women Write Their Hearts Out on Love, Loss, Sex, and Who Does the Dishes. I am very single but still it fascinates me to read about an entirely different experience.

Do tell.

ladykhalia
1 year ago
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(1 year ago)For the last year I've been tackling the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher. I see an end in sight, but I will miss them terribly when I'm done.
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