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Books so far in 2017 | No Apathy Allowed

Books | So Far in 2017

It’s that time of year again…time to talk about the books I’ve read so far in 2017. They are definitely fewer in number than this time last year, but maybe there are a few you might want to add to your own to-read list? While the Gods Were Sleeping: A Journey Through Love and Rebellion in …

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Books: The Rest of 2016 | No Apathy Allowed

Books | The Rest of 2016

In August, I shared my thoughts on the 10 books I had read so far in 2016 — so it’s long overdue for me to share a bit about the 8 books that rounded out the year… Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi was by far my favorite among this group. It starts with two half-sisters born in Ghana in …

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Books | So Far in 2016

If you’re a book geek like me, you definitely know the social networking site Goodreads. It’s where I keep track of all of the books on my LONG to-read list and how I decide what to read next based on reviews from friends. I also love the feature where you set a reading goal at …

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Read in 2014

Books of 2014 and 2015

There’s nothing I love more about starting the new year than looking back over the books I’ve read, and putting together the (long) list of books I hope to read in the year to come.  So many books, so little time!  Since receiving my Kindle for Christmas last year, I’m reading a lot more than I have …

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Long-Walk-to-Freedom

Books | Fall Reading 2014

How can it be autumn already?  The leaves are turning beautiful colors and falling to the ground, but it was sunny and nearly 70 degrees yesterday.  The first day of November!  In Germany!  It’s like some kind of crazy time warp, isn’t it?  Personally, I was just getting used to summer.  But indeed, time is marching …

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Tale for the time being

Books | Summer Reading 2014

Reading in the evenings has become my way to unwind after long days and hard workouts. It’s also my preferred source of entertainment during my commute now that I only have to schlep my Kindle around rather than heavy books — this is super relevant for the heavy (literally and figuratively) books I have read this summer! …

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