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Adventures in reading!

Bump in the Book Buying Ban Road…

At the beginning of the year, I started my book buying semi-ban where I have to read 5 books before I buy 1 new one and, sadly, this month I’ve faltered… Basically, I “earned” the right (from myself) to buy … Continue reading

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March 2017 Update

It’s been a hot minute! We’ve both been super busy here at Bitches HQ. But as I listen to Kory Stamper talk about the definitions for “bitch” in her new book Word by Word (which is a super enjoyable read … Continue reading

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The Guilt of Donating Unread Books

So far I’m only one book away from being able to buy my second new book of the year and my challenge has got me really thinking about the unread books I own. Does it still excite me to pick them … Continue reading

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French TBR (with English Editions)

So far this year I’m doing well reading French books. I thought it would be one of the more difficult bookish resolutions I set for myself but it’s actually proven to be totally doable with my trusty dictionary on standby. It feels … Continue reading

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Already Making Bookish Rules for the New Year

I’ve really got a lot out of setting goals with my reading these past two or three years since jumping into reading regularly. I can confidently say that I like goals, I enjoy a good list, ticking and crossing is … Continue reading

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Unhaul

I get rid of stuff pretty regularly (clothes, books, appliances, etc) and it has definitely come time to unhaul a few more books. I’m not going to pretend that I haven’t been at least a little encouraged by having recently … Continue reading

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Hanging In There

I am overwhelmed with books right now! I’m not stranger to reading several books at once–I’m usually reading about 5 at any given time–but at the moment I’m reading ten and it’s starting to feel a little oppressive. But I don’t … Continue reading

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Intimidating TBR Tag

OK, let me be real, I don’t think my TBR is really that intimidating? It’s got between 30 and 40 books (including about 5 ebooks and audiobooks and including about 5 books that actually belong to my boyfriend and not … Continue reading

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