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Showing posts from February, 2017

New Year's Goal Check: Is This Thing On?

*pokes blog* Hello? *clears throat, speaks into mic* Is this thing on? I've been absent for most of February because life events took over and grabbed all my attention. There's a GoFundMe widget on the sidebar now, which you can click to learn a bit more about my situation. If you give $10 or more, I'll contact you and ask if you would like to be mailed a used book from my personal shelf as a thank-you. (Or Kindle/Nook-gifted a book, for international readers.)  Anyway, what have I been up to? Besides running around like a chicken with my head cut off? My New Year's Resolutions This New Year, I decided I wanted to read more nonfiction. And finish the nonfiction I started but never completed. Here's my lineup: [Image Description: Book cover of Born a Crime: Stories FromA South African Childhood by Trevor Noah. Noah is depicted laughing on a mural in the background while a woman looks on in the foreground.] I finished this one! I listened to it on audiob