Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon TBR

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It’s the ten year anniversary of the Deweys 24 Hour Readathon and I’m ready to readathon! I am going to be at the Renaissance Festival most of the day so I won’t get much reading done while I’m there, but hopefully, I can get quite a bit done when I get home. As for what I am hoping to get read, I picked out two books that both fit into Halloween theme, although, one is nonfiction, Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places by Colin Dickey and one is fiction, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

Are you participating in Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon? If you haven’t I believe you can still sign up I include the link here. If you are participating, good luck and fun times!

 

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The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant Review, Day 21: Blue #30DaysofReadathon

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“Much of the time, I am sorry to say, was devoted to novels…”

U.S. Grant

Personal Memoirs (pg. 15)

For my blue book pick, I chose The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. These memoirs were written by Grant as he was dying of throat cancer, as a way for Grant to provide for his family. Grant’s memoirs primarily cover Grant’s military career and ends at the end of the Civil War. Grant describes his experiences in Mexico during the Mexican American war and of his incredible rise to four-star general during the Civil War. Continue reading

Day 22: Cozy #30DaysofReadathon Dreamer’s Pool

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Fall always seems like it’s the time to get cozy. Personally, I love fall. I love the leaves changing colors, how the temperature gets colder and that we get to wear cozy sweaters, not to mention that the holidays are approaching. But another thing that always screams fall to me is reading a good book curled up under a blanket. So for today’s prompt, I chose Dreamer’s Pool by Juliet Marillier one of my absolutely favorite books. Continue reading