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Remembering Ben Bova, Sci-Fi Author Extraordinaire 1932-2020

Another incredible author has left us in 2020, this time in the genre of science fiction. Ben Bova, a prolific writer and an utter staple within the genre, passed away last weekend due to complications from a stroke and Covid-19. A six time winner of the Hugo Award, Bova penned more than a hundred books… Continue reading Remembering Ben Bova, Sci-Fi Author Extraordinaire 1932-2020

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Want to Read Again

This week's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is about books that we want to re-read again. Regular readers of my blog know that because my TBR pile is completely out of control I rarely re-read books. There are just too many others I haven't read at all to be spending time… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Want to Read Again

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Top Ten Tuesday: 2020 Releases by Indigenous Authors

IT'S READY PLAYER TWO DAY!!! I stayed up pretty late last night in the hopes that my audiobook would be delivered sometime after midnight, but it must have been delivered after I fell asleep. No matter, it's here now and I am so excited for it! I'll be buying a hard copy too, but given… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 2020 Releases by Indigenous Authors

Book Reviews

Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

Released: September 2018Publisher: Penguin Random HousePages: 304Rating: 5/5 The moving story of an orphan determined to know her own history and discovers the true meaning of family.  From the publisher: Twelve-year-old Crow has lived her entire life on a tiny, isolated piece of the starkly beautiful Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts. Abandoned and set adrift in a… Continue reading Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

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Top Ten Tuesday: Shakespeare Characters I’d Name a Pet After

This week's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is about literary characters we would name our pets after. When I started thinking about names I'd pick, I realized more than a few were Shakespearean. So I decided to tweak the topic a little! Granted, many of Shakespeare's characters were based on myths… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Shakespeare Characters I’d Name a Pet After

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Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles that Would Make Great Song Titles

It's Tuesday so that means it's time for Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week's topic is about titles of books that could double as awesome song titles. There's an endless amount of books that could fit this bill so it was difficult to narrow it down to just ten. Babylon's… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles that Would Make Great Song Titles

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Top Ten Tuesday: Halloween Freebie

Happy *almost* Halloween, readers! This Halloween is a little bittersweet for me because it was one of my mother's favorite holidays and this will be my first one without her. I wasn't going to do my normal decorating, but I decided she wouldn't be too impressed with me if I didn't so I put a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Halloween Freebie