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Book Reviews

Review: The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

By on April 12, 2016

Why: The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller caught my eye while browsing the bargain table at Barnes and Noble. I had certainly heard of the title, but had no idea what the novel was about. Knowing it was a bestseller, I read the preview, and the simplicity…


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Bookish Stuff & Things

Getting Book Mail is the Best Thing Ever

By on April 11, 2016

Is there anything in the world quite as satisfying as book mail?

I recently was provided with a free month from Book of the Month…

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Book Lists

Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup

By on April 10, 2016

Welcome to the Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup. While you sip your Sunday morning coffee, you can see what we’ve added to our “To Be Read” lists…

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Reading and Travel: Paris


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Living Life Bookishly

Reading Around the World: Paris

By on April 8, 2016

I’ve returned from my trip to Paris and London. If you follow Literary Quicksand on Instagram, you may have seen pictures showcasing some of the reading…

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Joli's Midweek Mix


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Bookish Stuff & Things Living Life Bookishly

Joli’s Midweek Mix: Volume 4

By on April 6, 2016

Another midweek, another mix! Here are some bookish links that I enjoyed this week.

Bullet Journal How-To
A couple days after I posted my book journaling…

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Book Reviews

Review: For the Love by Jen Hatmaker

By on April 4, 2016

Why: A long time friend was actually on the launch team for this book and sent me a copy even as I was anxiously…

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On Writing & Blogging

Starting a Reading Journal: The How & Why, and My Experience

By on April 1, 2016

Although I’m relatively new to book blogging, I have a degree in English, so I’m no stranger to writing about books. However, I’ll admit, blog-style…

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On Writing & Blogging

Grammar Rant: The Apostrophe (Episode 1)

By on March 30, 2016

Today’s rant features the apostrophe. That little mark that unlocks a world of possibilities when we throw it into contractions, abbreviations, and possessive phrases….

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Book Lists

Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup

By on March 27, 2016

Happy Spring! And welcome to the Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup. While you sip your Sunday morning coffee, you can see what we’ve added to our “To…

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On Writing & Blogging

10 Questions to Ask Yourself to Get Your Book Review Ideas Flowing

By on March 26, 2016

Sometimes, when I sit down to write a book review post, it takes me some time to gather my thoughts. How the heck did…

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