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Carolyn’s “Mount To Be Read”

I have belonged to Bev’s reading challenges for years and she to mine, in their fourth year.  My newer, fourth theme is “Celtic Coasts“, reprising for its second year!  She wracks our brains with some crazy criteria and particularly this … Continue reading

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Checking On Gentle Spectrums

I can’t believe I have had my birthday only two weeks ago and now we have reached December!  Even though RIEDEL Fascination groups go until January 31, with review page links open longer so folks can take their time catching-up … Continue reading

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Non Fiction And Translation

I need to refresh my skills but one thin blogosphere friends might not know about me, is that I am an accomplished linguist.  I don’t merely mean with animals.  :)  Languages are something I have always taken to with ease. … Continue reading

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7 Continents & Africa

It a my pleasure to meet Dorothee, whom I look forward to knowing.  She started as a strongly-connected hostess, answering comments.  I read that she is a cancer survivor;  awful for anyone of any age.  It is special for me that she … Continue reading

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Gothic Fiction 2016

I occasionally encounter reading groups that are right up my alley and which my own circles have been offering since 2014.  Even though “ETHEREAL” used the word “gothic” every year but this one, beginning on February 1….  it got missed … Continue reading

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100+ In 2016

More and more, I am choosing challenges with hostesses who reward participation. So many closed their review buttons crisply after new year’s eve.  I spent days tallying them, at Christmas!  It became clear some were a waste of time.  More than not … Continue reading

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My Kind Of Mystery Page, 2016

MY KIND OF MYSTERY is ready for 2016!  How about you?  I will be nice to see us growing.  I have learned a lot since it premiered and made tweaks every year so we always have a purpose together, while never being … Continue reading

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ETHEREAL books we have read

Hello blog visitors and challenge guests! I have participated in groups often enough to know we feel pressured to finish them up, because too many conclude December 31.  This is precisely when I and others who echo their appreciation, are … Continue reading

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Gentle Spectrums 2014 Finale.

Happy Canada Day for July 1st!  How is everyone enjoying summer?  It is garden and flower-planting season for those of us who live in ‘hardiness zone 3’ regions but I’m going to get into a posting groove.  There are articles … Continue reading

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My Kind Of Mystery 2014 Conclusion.

Hello readers!  May you have a happy summer!  I imagine there has been polite peeking for a post about how my other two RIEDEL challenges turned out our first year.  I’m a “better late than never girl”.  Here they are! … Continue reading

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Ethereal Grand Finale 2014!

We have come to the grand finale of my group’s very first year:  ETHEREAL 2014!!!! I’m pleased with my whole trio.  Each fufills something missing among challenges, or that I do differently.  We succeded!  There is no group like ours! … Continue reading

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Gothic And Historical!

These are what I call image-provoking banners!  Honestly, I want to call this:  “post of the gorgeous headers”!  They would draw my eye to those blogs if I weren’t already keen on their content.  Gothic mystery and paranormal literature, fictional … Continue reading

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