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Moonlight Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

May 2017
text: Game Play Update: 5/24/17
Bank: $83.00 Roll 17 Another 6! This roll takes me to the Toy Story Midway (Paradise Pier 31), which calls for a book t...
Must try Butter Roasted Apricots with Boozy Whipped Mascarpone. This week saw the first apricots of the season in my usual...
It is likely I will die next to a pile of things I was meaning to read.
This is an analysis, not an advertisement, so some of the spoilers might not be hidden. Be warned, therefore, if you haven't...
I decided to start on my own personal literary canon. And I'm super picky about what should make the list. What made a major ...
I noticed that Lillealara is about to read The Master and Margarita. ;) This sign can apparently be found at Patriarch P...
text: I believe in people
I was talking to someone the other day, and we were talking about religion, and he tossed out to me that old talking point "t...
May 2017
Sometimes you have to prepare yourself to be disappointed. That book you loved, loved, loved years ago just doesn't hold up ...
updated shelf:
The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Classics) - Vivien Jones, Tony Tanner, Claire Lamont, Jane Austen
Moonlight Reader's post prompted me to start to think about my own personal collection of influential books. The first ques...
text: A Personal Literary Canon, Part 1
I've been spending a lot of time watching the implosion of my democracy, reading Washington Post and The New York Times, gene...
Jane Eyre - Michael Mason, Charlotte Brontë Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Classics) - Vivien Jones, Tony Tanner, Claire Lamont, Jane Austen The Song of the Lark - Willa Cather The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
May 2017
text: Booklikes-opoly: Roll 16
I finished my timeout! Roll 16 took me to Indiana Jones 26, which calls for me to read a book that is tagged genre: adventure...
May 2017
After listening to The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, I can see why this book has been a staple of the High School curriculum. Po...