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Book review – Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Big Magic has been incredibly inspirational, even “life changing,” to a lot of people, but I’m not sold. Throughout the book, I underlined a lot of good ideas and thoughts that I felt were relevant to me. But, I also … Continue reading

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Reading update – June 2018

I hardly read at all this month because I’ve been keeping busy with a watercolour challenge and other things. Also, it’s summer. I get tired of noise when my windows are open 24/7, so I stop listening to as many … Continue reading

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Reading update, May 2018

In my last update, I noted that my numbers were off. So, I took some time to review all my books (including ones in my discard/maybe piles). I was happy to find that, despite the huge number of books I … Continue reading

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Reading update

This is a combined reading update and unread shelf project update. … Mostly it’s a reading update as I haven’t made much progress on my unread books. Guys! I finally finished the ebook I’ve been reading for 3 months! Halle-freaking-lujah! … Continue reading

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The unread shelf project: general update

I’ve decided to shift how I complete and account for my unread shelf project. I skipped my March update partly because I was on vacation and partly because I didn’t finish a single book from my unread shelf. I was … Continue reading

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The unread shelf project: February update

This month, I did the opposite of last month – I didn’t stress out about library books! In fact, I borrowed a lot of library books. It’s weird to think that library books were causing me so much grief last … Continue reading

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The unread shelf project: January update

This project is going quite well, so far, though I did allow myself to get a little stressed out about library books this month. Despite cancelling most of the holds I had, a number of them all came at once. … Continue reading

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The Unread Shelf Project (and my 2018 reading goal)

One of the reading goals I had last year was to read more from my pile of unread books. While I did do this, I also added far too many new books to the pile. When I counted all of … Continue reading

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Book review – A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler

A Whole Life is a quiet story of a man’s life, from his early childhood to his last days. He, Egger, is one of those people whose life looks unremarkable, but feels extraordinary. Egger’s life is never easy and he … Continue reading

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Book review – The Shape of Ideas by Grant Snider

I don’t usually review graphic novels or collections of comics, but this one is a favourite that’ll be added to my small, permanent collection. The Shape of Ideas is the graphic version of all the best creativity books out there. … Continue reading

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