Monthly Archives: February 2013

Random Thoughts I

+ I’ve been at this little project for about a month, and I’m pretty happy with how it’s progressing. Since starting Jen Can Read, I’ve canceled my cable (again), and when I run out of current episodes of my favorite … Continue reading

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Review: Bossypants – February 2013

First audio book of 2013 completed! Achievement unlocked. This is a book that I was sorry to see go. I listened to it on my drive into work and on my way home every day for a week. I listened to it … Continue reading

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Notes on Reading: Bossypants & Audio Books

I read an article recently that discussed how best to avoid stress during a long commute. After step 1 (accept your fate and go with it), the article suggested using the time to strengthen your mind. Some suggestions: Download a … Continue reading

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Notes on Reading: Gone Girl

I’m about 20% through Gone Girl, or so my Kindle tells me. This is a novel I have heard g.r.e.a.t. things about. Everyone I know who has read it loves it. It has amazing reviews. I know there has to … Continue reading

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Review: The Hangman’s Daughter, by Oliver Pötzsch – January 2013

Great, great read. The book takes place in 1659 Bavaria, several years after the Thirty Year War and about 70 years after the last big push for a witch hunt. After a great vignette of a prologue, the novel opens with the … Continue reading

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Review: The Witch’s Daughter, by Paula Brackston – January 2013

Firstly, here’s the Amazon.com summary: My name is Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith, and my age is three hundred and eighty-four years. If you will listen, I will tell you a tale of witches.  A tale of magic and love and loss.  … Continue reading

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