Author: Lark_Bookwyrm

Farewell, Mary Oliver

Farewell, Mary Oliver

Poet Mary Oliver has died at the age of 83. Her poems have delighted and comforted readers for nearly 60 years, in part because they are so accessible. “Poetry, to be understood, must be clear,” Oliver once said in an interview with NPR. “It mustn’t be fancy.” Oliver’s work won the… Read more »

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Appreciate a Dragon Day

Appreciate a Dragon Day

Today is Appreciate a Dragon Day! Yes, it’s a real thing,* occurring each year on January 16. Created by author Donita K. Paul in 2004, the purpose is clear in the name: to appreciate and celebrate the awesomeness of dragons! Dragons are, of course, near and dear to my heart. I… Read more »

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Sunday Post – 1/13/2019

Sunday Post – 1/13/2019

The Sunday Post is hosted by the wonderful Kimba, the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, recap the past week, take a look ahead, and showcase our new treasures—I mean books!  My Week We flew home from New Mexico last Sunday. Since then, it’s been a week… Read more »

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Adding Another 2019 Challenge… Or Two

Adding Another 2019 Challenge… Or Two

I’m signing up for two more challenges! I know… I’m crazy. I said I was going to keep the challenges simple this year. But these two were just too tempting.   My Goals for the 2019 Library Love Challenge The 2019 Library Love Challenge is hosted by Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. The challenge… Read more »

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Sunday Post – 1/06/2019

Sunday Post – 1/06/2019

The Sunday Post is hosted by the wonderful Kimba, the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, recap the past week, take a look ahead, and showcase our new treasures—I mean books!  My Week With Robin feeling better, this week has been better than the last. We celebrated… Read more »

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East (Edith Pattou)

East (Edith Pattou)

East by Edith Pattou Series: East #1 Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on September 1st 2003 Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, MG Books, YA (Young Adult) Format: eBook, Paperback Source: purchased Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository | Barnes & Noble | Audible Goodreads Rose has always been different. Since the day… January 2, 2019 Book Reviews 7

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My Favorite Books of 2018

My Favorite Books of 2018

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. The meme was originally the brainchild of The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is Best Books I Read In 2018.   While some of these were published in 2018, others are older titles I had… Read more »

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2018 Challenge Wrap-Up

2018 Challenge Wrap-Up

I didn’t reach all of my reading challenge goals this year, but generally, I didn’t miss the goal by much. Where I really struggled was in writing reviews; I felt burnt out, and often couldn’t think of anything original or interesting to say.   Goodreads 2018 Reading Challenge 2018 Reading… Read more »

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