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Wordsmitten Wednesday: July

The Summer looks out from her brazen tower,
Through the flashing bars of July.
– Francis Thompson, A Corymbus for Autumn

Bibliophile

The Musings of a Runagate...

“It would just be a quick Gateway”, I thought.

…I couldn’t have been more wrong.

I skim through the tattered books that reside in the corner of my bookshelf while listening to the mellow songs of Christina Perri. 725 more words

Bibliophile

Book Review: Crashland (Twinmaker series) #2

Author: Sean Williams
Release date: November 6th 2014
Date read: June 28th – 30th 2015
Book format: Paperback
Star rating: 4 out of 5

This review may be short. 171 more words

Books I've read, six months in

Twenty four books over six months. Averaged out, even I can do the maths on that. Around a book a week, which ain’t bad. It’s more than I thought, but still not as many as I’d hoped. 151 more words

I'm Working On It

Stop! There's a Mystery Book Bequeather on the loose!

Last Wednesday, I opened the front door to find a carrier bag brimming with books had been left on the doorstep. I was flabbergasted. I’d been in all day, but hadn’t heard anyone drive past, let alone come up to the house. 183 more words

Reading

Needlepoint and Steinbeck

And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.

This quote, from John Steinbeck’s East of Eden, happens to come from my favorite novel of all time, and resonates with me daily.

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Crafting

Here's to Happier Days

Summer days of sunshine and reading books under trees.

Maybe some cooking and bike rides.

Getting out my doodle book and scribbling.

Sleeping on the trampoline under the Texas night sky. 33 more words