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TBR Thursdays | Page 69 Test 91219 #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 Reviews I Never Posted | The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor #waybackwednesday #orangecountyreads

Welcome! It’s time for the weekly “Way Back Wednesday” where I work my way through winsome works long forgotten… A word of warning: Wandering thru the world of words is what I do. {wink wink} The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor Historical Fiction, pub 6/13/17 “An Amazon Best Book of the Month in Literature in […]

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Giveaway

Book Birthday Giveaway #newreleasetuesday #birthdaygiveaway #orangecountyreads

It’s another “New Release Tuesday” and I’m happy to share my birthday with these thirteen books coming out TODAY! Akin by Emma Donoghue A retired New York professor’s life is thrown into chaos when he takes a young great-nephew to the French Riviera, in hopes of uncovering his own mother’s wartime secrets in the next […]

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Giveaway

Weekly Goodreads Giveaways 9919 #thegoodreadsgames #orangecountyreads

Good Morning! Did your football team win? Mine did! Did you have 90 degree weather? We did! Fall, where are you? Moving on… I have some new giveaways to share! For those that don’t know, every Monday I choose a handful of hot Goodreads giveaways ending TODAY through next Sunday. Then I put all the […]

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First Lines Fridays

First Lines Fridays | Find Your Next Book 9619 #firstlinesfridays #orangecountyreads

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first […]

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Weekly Updates

TBR Thursdays | Page 69 Test 9519 #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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