Author: Lark_Bookwyrm

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News & Notes – 1/04/2020

News & Notes – 1/04/2020

Literary Losses Marion Chesney Gibbons, who wrote the Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin cozy mystery series under the name M. C. Beaton and historical romances and mysteries as Marion Chesney, died on Dec. 30, 2019, at the age of 83. Chesney was born in Glasgow in 1936. She married Harry… Read more »

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2019 Challenge Wrap-Up

2019 Challenge Wrap-Up

2019 Challenge Update 2019 Reading Challenge Lark of The Bookwyrm’s Hoard has read 183 books toward her goal of 190 books. hide 183 of 190 (96%) view books Goodreads Reading Challenge: I aced my Goodreads Challenge this year! I set my goal for 2019 at 190 books. Counting the books… Read more »

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Challenges I’m Joining in 2020

Challenges I’m Joining in 2020

Full rules and sign-up linkups can be found at the link for each challenge. 2020 Reading Challenge Lark of The Bookwyrm’s Hoard has read 0 books toward her goal of 200 books. hide 0 of 200 (0%) view books I’m setting my Goodreads Reading Challenge goal at 200 books for… Read more »

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My Favorite Books of 2019

My Favorite Books of 2019

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 My Favorite Books I Read in 2019. As usual, I had a hard time keeping it down to ten! These are not in… Read more »

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The RWA debacle

The RWA debacle

The romance world is up in arms over RWA’s secretive (and inappropriate) handling of ethics complaints against Courtney Milan. The complaints were lodged by several author/editors whom Milan had called out for racism. RWA responded by Requesting that Milan resign from her position as chair of the Ethics Committee, rather… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/28/2019

News & Notes – 12/28/2019

Literary Losses Johanna Lindsey, the bestselling romance novelist whose career spanned more than four decades and over 50 books, died Oct. 27, 2019, of complications of lung cancer. According to the New York Times, her family was “too devastated” to announcer her death publicly until Monday (Dec. 23.) Lindsey wrote… Read more »

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