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Halloween Bingo 2019: Tracking Post — Blackout! (And bingos Nos. 12 and 13.)

  Many thanks to Moonlight Reader and Obsidian Blue for hosting this game for the fourth year in a row, bigger and better than ever before! Witih today’s call, I’ve blacked out my card, in addition to collecting my final bingos (nos. 12 and 13). Somewhat to my surprise, after completing my books for my […]

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Halloween Bingo 2019: Tracking Post — Bingo No. 3 and Reading Blackout

* Triple Bingo Happy Dance * Well, that went by much faster than I had anticipated … Many thanks to Moonlight Reader and Obsidian Blue for hosting this game for the fourth year in a row, bigger and better than ever before! I’ll continue tracking my bingos of course — and since we now have […]

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Bingo Call: 9/20/2019 – Read by Flashlight or Candlelight

Reblogged from: Obsidian Blue   Read by Flashlight or Candlelight: Back by popular request! Any mystery, suspense, supernatural or horror book – the trick here is to spend an hour or so reading by flashlight or candlelight. Take a picture and share it with us, if you want to! Non-genre-specific square.   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1955182/bingo-call-9-20-2019

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10 books by female authors recommended by book bloggers

Reblogged from: BookLikes   There’s no better way of celebrating the International Women’s Day than reading books written by female authors. We’ve looked through the book catalog, your posts and reviews, and women writers tag, and picked 10 great titles written by woman recommended by BookLikes community of book bloggers. What’s your favorite title written by female author? […]

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16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Final Tally

The Markers: Stack of Books: Books read       Red Bows and Ribbons: Other Tasks completed Joker cards used:   The Squares, Books and Other Tasks: Square 1: November 1st: All Saints Day / Día de los Muertos & Calan Gaeaf Book themes for Día de Muertos and All Saint’s Day: A book that […]

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16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Updates / Blackout

I’ve yet to read at least one book for some of the squares, but I’ve completed a minimum of either one book or one task for all of the squares, and in several cases, more.     The Markers: Stack of Books: Books read       Red Bows and Ribbons: Other Tasks completed   […]

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The 5 Things I’m Most Grateful For in Life

16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Square 4 – Thanksgiving Tasks for Thanksgiving Day: List of 5 things you’re grateful for. Three days late, but anyway, here we go: 1.) My mom.  Life wasn’t always a bed of roses for her, but she brought me up never once letting me feel it.  Praise was always […]

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REBLOG: The Flat Book Society: 6 more days until our first offical group read!

Reblogged from: Murder by Death Just a reminder that in addition to all the Halloween Book Bingo fun, The Flat Book Society’s first read starts September 1st.   Thankfully, it’s a 60 day read, something I think all us Bingo participants will appreciate. Anyone seeing this for the first time – you’re welcome to join […]

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REBLOG: The Flat Book Society: Our First (and Second) Reads!

Reblogged from: Murder by Death Voting for the first two books came to an end today and we have two books tied at 7 votes each, so they’re our first two reads. Starting September 1st and running through October 31st: The irresistible, ever-curious, and always best-selling Mary Roach returns with a new adventure to the […]

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Nonfiction Science Book Club Reading List

You may have seen MbD’s posts on the new nonfiction book club and the suggestions for future reads floating down the dashboard in the last couple of days: There’s now a list containing all the books that have been suggested so far: http://booklikes.com/apps/reading-lists/799/nonfiction-science-book-club-reading-list The discussion group is currently still named for the buddy read that […]

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Nonfiction Science Book Club: Some More Suggestions

… just because there are already plenty to choose from anyway! 🙂 Mainly, but not exclusively “history of science” entries here.   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1578635/nonfiction-science-book-club-some-more-suggestions Merken Merken Merken

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The Reading Habits Tag

Yey — another book tag bandwaggon to jump onto!  Thanks to Spooky’s House of Books for starting this and to BookLikes for spreading the idea.  (Also yey for the return of BookLikes community posts!) 1. Do you have a certain place in your home for reading? Yes — my bed and my living room couch. […]

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Love the smell of old books? Kristen Twardowski can tell you why.

Reblogged from: Audio Book Junkie Take a look at “Subliminally Stoking A Hunger : The Scent Of A Boook” from Kristen Twardowski on WordPress if you want to know the chemistry behind the smell of books and why it reminds you of good things. Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1469387/love-the-smell-of-old-books-kristen-twardowski-can-tell-you-why

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