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moonlightreader

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.

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The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World - Andrea Wulf
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
Andrea Wulf
Progress: 40/496 pages
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July
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The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World - Andrea Wulf
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The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
Andrea Wulf
text: A Well Needed Vacation!
Great news for Moonlight Reader! I am taking next week off work - I need some time away to get my head together! My husband...
July 2017
15
text: Reading progress update: I've read 40 out of 496 pages.
I've had rather massive, exhausting personal issue this week, which has rendered me incapable of accomplishing anything requ...
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World - Andrea Wulf
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The foremost impression I'm left with, since I have the last part very present, is this literary symmetry: Anna takes about s...
July 2017
10
updated shelf:
Empire Falls - Richard Russo
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Read a book with water on the cover. I wish I hadn't waited so long to read this. Wonderful sword and sorcerer type fantasy...
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I decided to do a mini-Christmas in July and read two of Winnie Griggs' Texas Grooms books (off my reading list). We are expe...
July 2017
08
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Oof. This is gonna be a tough one to review. First, it should be known that I was not looking forward to this book. Nothing a...
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I'm finally home and able to start this.
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As with any non-fiction I read, this is going slow, made worse by the insights into Thatcherism. She decimated so much in the...
July 2017
07
text: Reading progress update: I've read 1 out of 496 pages.
I got super lazy and waited to order, so I decided to go with the kindle book! Starting this today!
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World - Andrea Wulf
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The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World - Andrea Wulf
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July 2017
06
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Finished my jail visit read Lady Susan, so I´m allowed to roll the dice again today. I´m still in the middle of my 4th of Jul...
text: Game Play Update: 7/6/17
Bank: $141.00 Roll 28 I am still reading Empire Grill, although I finished The Invisible Library, which is 328 pages and ...
text: Reading progress update: I've read 251 out of 483 pages.
I am really enjoying this! I don't read a lot of literary fiction any more - I spent years reading nothing but lit fic, and t...
Empire Falls - Richard Russo
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I really enjoyed this one though the world building could have been a bit tighter.