Book Beat, Book Life



I’ve been meaning to write about work and so here it is.

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Book Beat, Book Life

Reading Goals for 2018

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I’m not ashamed to say it: I don’t read that many books in any given year. I’m one of those people that takes forever to finish a book because I have to think about it. However, this year, I’m going to try to read as many books as I can.

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Book Beat, Book Life

Thankful for…


I’m a day late, but I still don’t want to get into the whole issue with Thanksgiving Day and its misconstrued history. Instead, I thought I’d go along with the “thankful” theme and reflect on all of the joys and blessings I have encountered in my life for the year, book related and not book related. Continue reading “Thankful for…”

Book Life

And She’s Back

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Wow. Much√≠simas gracias (many thanks) to everyone for stopping by and reading my blog while I’ve been away! I really appreciate everyone for taking the time to check out this little blog of mine. As you can probably tell, I’ve been absent for a couple of months. But, as always, I have excuses. So many excuses.

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Book Life, The Books

When You Can’t Even With A Book: “He Who Searches”

IMG_3327I hate to make this book the poster child for books I couldn’t bring myself to finish, but I really like how this photo came out. And that’s where my disappointment stems from, although I know you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover. But I couldn’t help it. This was the book next in line for a review, but I didn’t just couldn’t. I’m sorry book gods, I just couldn’t.

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Book Life

What A Weekend


Festivals and events are a must in the summer. Here in Chicago, you have your food fests, art fests, and music fests, but the best of these festivals (to me anyway) are the book and literary events. This past weekend, I attended two such events: Printers Row Lit Fest and the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE).

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