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Merin’s Musings #10: Keeping Up With Series Books

This month’s Musings post was thought up thanks to my unofficial name for this July – Catch Up On Series Month – and the way it’s gotten me thinking about my reading habits regarding series in general. In the past … Continue reading

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Merin’s Musings #9: On Read-A-Thons

It’s been a long, LONG time since I’ve done a Merin’s Musings topic, but this one has been brewing for a while in my head, so I decided to finally write out my thoughts. So, let’s get started. Read-A-Thons: Yay … Continue reading

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Merin’s Musings #8: Buying vs. Borrowing

Today’s Musings post is brought to you by the book haul I just received a few days ago from Book Outlet (book fanatics beware; they’ve got some GREAT deals!) and my own personal book acquisition habits. It made me wonder … Continue reading

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Merin’s Musings #7: Let’s Talk About TBR Lists

Today’s Musings post is something I’ve been thinking about a lot, in a rather abstract “my TBR list is out of control and yet OOH NEW BOOKS” way. Most likely I have been thinking about it specifically because I’m not … Continue reading

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Merin’s Musings #6: The Joys (and Perils) of Library Books

Today’s musing post is brought to you by the stack of library books I currently have sitting next to the chair I do most of my reading in, as well as an email from the library reminding me to renew … Continue reading

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Merin’s Musings #5: Are You A Peek-er?

I want to take a moment to talk about something that makes me rather uncomfortable when I stumble upon it in books: secondhand embarrassment. I have a massive secondhand embarrassment squick; it makes me uneasy and unnecessarily nervous, considering the … Continue reading

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Merin’s Musings #4: Me and the Hype Machine

I’m ba-aaaack! It’s been over eight months since I did my last Musings post, which cracks me up a bit considering I said that I was going to aim to have a post of this nature up each week. Yeah, … Continue reading

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Merin’s Musings #3: Sequels, Trilogies and Series, Oh, My!

The past few Top Ten Tuesday posts have all revolved around series books and/or sequels, which got me thinking about just how many books on my read lists the past few years have been a part of some sort of … Continue reading

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Merin’s Musings #2 :: Finding a Balance Between Life and Your Blog

I know I said I’d be posting my Musings topics on Thursdays, but this week I’m hosting a stop on the A Spark Unseen Blog Tour, so decided to just post my topic earlier in the week. (Plus there’s that … Continue reading

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Merin’s Musings #1 :: Organizing Your Blog Schedule

So I’ve decided on a name for the catch-all feature I’ve been contemplating for a while now! I’m going to use the ever-so-generic “Merin’s Musings” title for any and all sundry topics I want to discuss. Clever, right? I am … Continue reading

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