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Normal topics suspended for the A to Z Challenge. It's all books from April 1-30.

If you're here from the A to Z Challenge hoping I'll comment back if you comment first: Sorry to disappoint, but that probably won't happen. I work full-time and I grad school full-time, so I can't give the time to blog commenting that I would like. I'll visit after the end of the semester, I hope.

18 December 2012

In My Mailbox

I haven't done one of these in a while, but I should probably rename it. None of these books came in my mailbox. However, it's the sentiment that matters, so here goes-- books I've read in the last couple of weeks (all images from Goodreads):

Dash & Lily's Book of Dares, Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

One of my holiday favourites! There was no way I was letting Christmas go by without Dash & Lily. I've pondered buying this book instead of checking it out from the library every year, but I'm afraid if it were within reach to re-read all the time, it would lose its magic. So it remains my 'read-every-Christmas' book.







Buzzwords, May Barenbaum

Chad picked this up for me from the library a couple of semesters ago when I was eye-deep in classwork. I added it to my to-read list with the promise that I would come back to it, and now I have. Haven't started it yet... it's sitting on my shelf begging for my attention.







A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens

I can't believe I've only just read this book. It was on my Kindle, I was on the bus, it was a long trip, and this is a short book (much to my surprise-- I thought it was longer). Loved it.








Head Over Heels, Sara Downing

Another Kindle read. Liked it but didn't love it. Enjoyed the writing style, though!









Diary of a Mall Santa, Stewart Scott

Heartwarming holiday read. Brought me to tears a couple of times. There's no doubt in my mind that this man is an excellent Santa.









Thumped, Megan McCafferty

Sequel to Bumped. Not quite as satisfying as the original, but it kept my attention enough to read it through in a single evening.









What are you reading this week?

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