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Five Books: I Collected in 2019

A few weeks ago, I wrote about some of the books I got rid of during my latest decluttering session.

In that post, I talked about wanting to be more intentional in my purchase of books. That I want a carefully chosen collection of books; one I'll genuinely cherish for the rest of my life. 

So, to balance my decluttering post, I thought I'd talk about some of the books I've bought this past year.     

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Book Review: The Binding

THE FACTS Title: The Binding Author: Bridget Collins Published: 2019 BLURB Imagine you could erase grief.Imagine you could hide the darkest, most horrifying secret.Forever. Young Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a strange letter arrives summoning him away from his family. He is to begin an apprenticeship as a Bookbinder—a vocation that arouses fear, superstition, and…

Why I don’t like Netflix The Witcher

This post was updated in May 2020 As a longtime fan of The Witcher games and books, I heard about the Netflix adaptation early on. Initially, I was excited. By the time the trailer released, my hype had turned to indifference. I decided I wasn't going to watch it. Then the show exploded. Surprised and unsure, I thought maybe my initial…

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The Discworld Reviews: Guards! Guards!

THE FACTS Title: Guards! Guards! Place in series: #8 in The Discworld Series, #1 in the City Watch Collection Author: Terry Pratchett Published: 1989 Concerning spoilers: The Discworld Series is made-up of forty-one books. Most can be read as stand-alone novels, but they are all connected. There will be no spoilers for this particular book.…