Books

If you’ve read this blog long, you know that I’m in love with words. And this section of the blog is devoted to my love of words. Here you’ll find my thoughts on what I’m reading, favorite authors, and my deep abiding love for used bookstores.

Reading stats:

What is Mandy reading? I am currently reading Howard’s End by Forster. I have created a list of books I’d like to read in 2015. You can check out my progress here.

Where can I read book reviews written by Mandy? Well, right here.

How many books have you read this year? 2

Number of books hated so far: 0, but Miramont’s Ghost was a waste of time.

Most interesting read this year: Coming soon! 

Biggest grammar pet peeves: using impact as a verb, forgetting the importance of adverbs, its/it’s (it’s not that hard, people), people who use “that” when it should be “who”

All-time favorite books: Pride and Prejudice and Persuasion by Jane Austen, Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen, Rebecca by Daphne Du Marier, and Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts and To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

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“A finished person is a boring person.” Anna Quindlen

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