Book Lists, TBR

TBR Thursdays | Page 69 Test 101719 #page69test #tbrthursdays #orangecountyreads

Do you know about “the page 69 test”? The idea, floated by Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan, is that when you read page 69 of a book you know whether or not it’s for you! In the book HOW TO READ A NOVEL, John Sutherland suggests that readers should apply the page 69 test.  He argues […]

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General Info

Are You Ready for Sweater Weather #BookTag #orangecountyreads

Are You Ready for Sweater Weather? I am so ready. But I live in California, and temps have been in the 80s! Come on Mother Nature… Today’s post is a fun book tag that was started by JennieLy. Make sure to link back to her if you participate.  Hot Chocolate: What is your comfort book? Re-reading […]

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Top Ten Lists

Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Books with Extraordinary Titles #toptentuesday #orangecountyreaders

October 15: Extraordinary Book Titles (submitted by Elise @ A Book and a Cup) This topic was not the easiest, so I went super literal – books that actually have the word ‘extraordinary’ in the title. As I looked through the hundred-plus pages on Goodreads, I saw there were a lot of memoirs and biographies […]

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Book Lists, TBR

TBR Thursdays | Page 69 Test 101019 #page69test #tbrthursdays #orangecountyreads

Do you know about “the page 69 test”? The idea, floated by Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan, is that when you read page 69 of a book you know whether or not it’s for you. In the book HOW TO READ A NOVEL, John Sutherland suggests that readers should apply the page 69 test.  He argues […]

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Book Reviews

Book Review | This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger #bookreview #newreleases

The story itself had some exciting moments especially when it looked like the Brickmans had caught up to them. It felt long in parts but the beautiful and vivid descriptions of the people and places kept my interest. I am very interested in reading more by this author, particularly his previous book, No Ordinary Grace. […]

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Book Lists, Top Ten Lists

Top Ten Tuesday |Ten Character Traits I Love #toptentuesday #orangecountyreads

Welcome to my Top Ten Tuesday Post for October 8th. The category this week was a lot of fun to come up with. I focused on my favorite literary females and what character traits I admire about them. Character Traits I Love from Ten Favorite Literary Women (submitted by Hannah @ Books Life and Other […]

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