December 8, 2008 archive

PUB 2009 Challenge

January 1 –  December 31, 2009 I participated in Michelle’s PUB 2008 Challenge and couldn’t resist the 2009 one. With all the ARC’s arriving at my house these days, I should be able to easily read 9 books published in 2009. Sign ups and Review links can be found here. Here is what I’m considering: …

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Lost in Translation Challenge – 2009

January 1 – December 31, 2009 I am very carefully choosing my time-limited challenges for 2009. Frances from Nonsuch Book is hosting Lost in Translation – a challenge designed for participants to read six (6) books in translation. Frances has created a dedicated page for this challenge here. I found a couple of interesting articles …

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Mailbox Monday – December 8, 2008

This time of year my mailbox is full of holiday greetings and occasional packages. I’ve also found a few books in there! The Glister, by John Burnside which arrived from Doubleday. This is an Advance Reader’s Edition and is due for publication March 2009. Author Jim Crace writes about this book: ‘John Burnside’s The Glister …

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