Tag Archives: Reading

Wonderful Reading Quotes

Reading is beyond a doubt my favorite hobby. You probably wouldn’t be reading this blog if it wasn’t one of yours as well. One of the many things I love about books is finding words that express what I feel. … Continue reading

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Reading Is Dangerous!

My early recollections of the dangers of reading center around sunburn. I would lie out on a beach towel in the backyard and get so engrossed in Nancy Drew or some other thrilling story that I would forget the time. … Continue reading

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Keeping It Real

I hadn’t realized until this week what a liar I was about romance books.  If anyone asked what kind of romances I like best, I would have said those that transport me away to somewhere I haven’t been in either … Continue reading

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Are You an Adventurous Reader?

Because, truth be told, I don’t think I am. When LynnAAR sent around her request for Buried Treasures from all of the AAR staff, I racked my brain (I don’t keep a book list) and realized that I hadn’t read anything … Continue reading

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The Magic Number

In the past, I’ve talked about the plethora of series books out there and how I sometimes wish for standalones, and Leigh blogged about her own series ambivalence. However, instead of answering questions or completely relieving a pet peeve, thinking … Continue reading

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Was I a “Big Ass” Reader?

Heroes making big assumptions… They’re so common in romance. So much so that they were labeled “Big Ass” heroes” in an ATBF column several years ago. Readers often use shortcut terms like “the Big Miss.” But what about readers making … Continue reading

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Bed, Chair, Sofa, or Floor?

And no, I’m not talking about certain recreational activities.  I’m just wondering where you guys like to read. See, I used to have this image of a “proper” reader: Someone who sits straight-backed in a chair, or lounges with dignity … Continue reading

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Do Readers Exercise?

In a bit of serendipity my blog piece this week mimics Blythe’s blog in asking the question of nature or nurture. Except mine is not about readers but readers who exercise. Once you have developed a love of books, how … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

It All Ends. An end of an era. The end of childhood. I’m pretty sure everyone in the industrialized world knows that the final Harry Potter movie came out on Friday (in the U.S.). This is it. People of all … Continue reading

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The OTHER Reading Slump

Do you ever hit those points in your reading where you just don’t know where to start? Usually, at this time of the year, I’m brimming over with reading ideas and books that I cannot wait to dive into. I’ve … Continue reading

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