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CJ Revews Battle Ground by Jim Butcher

Title: Battle Ground Author: Jim ButcherPublication Date: September 29, 2020Format: Signed HardcoverRating: 3 or 4 stars (undecided) Warning - if you haven't read Peace Talks or Battle Ground yet, there are likely to be spoilers ahead. I usually try to avoid them in my reviews, but I don't think it will be possible this time since my feelings on Battle… Continue reading CJ Revews Battle Ground by Jim Butcher

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My Favorite Reads of 2020

I decided I wanted to do a recap post of some of my favorite books from last year, so I went to Goodreads to see what books had been my 5 star reads. However, there were a lot of them. I had given at least 25 books 5 stars. Last year I read 83 books.… Continue reading My Favorite Reads of 2020

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CJ Reviews: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Title: The Starless Sea Author: Erin Morgenstern Publication Date: November 5, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 5 stars "Far beneath the surface of the earth, upon the shores of the Starless Sea, there is a labyrinthine collection of tunnels and rooms filled with stories. The entryways that lead to this sanctuary are often hidden, sometimes on forest… Continue reading CJ Reviews: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

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“I Prithee, Give Me Leave to Curse a While”

This post is happening a little later than I had hoped, but oh well. Better late than never, right? As I was thinking about this post, I also felt the need to add a disclaimer that I won't be diving deep into much of literary analysis with these posts (unless I get in the mood,… Continue reading “I Prithee, Give Me Leave to Curse a While”

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Resolutions and Shakespeare

Last month, as 2019 was winding down, I was thinking about New Year's Resolutions as people do. This year I didn't want to do the typical diet-type resolution. I was tired of making resolutions that are ineffective rarely kept. I wanted go into 2020 with clear, but personal goals in mind. 2020 is going to… Continue reading Resolutions and Shakespeare