Brown Dog Book Review: “W” – White Stag

7EBA82E8-C452-48B9-A572-38FE273D0CB5“W” – White Stag by Kara Barbieri

Published: January 2019

Genre: YA Fantasy

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This Wattpad sensation and I failed to connect on a “deeper” level but I still enjoyed most of the journey. Read More

Brown Dog Book Review: “S” – Skyward

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“S” – Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

Published: November 2018

Genre: YA Sci-Fi, Fantasy

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Well, here I go, kicking off 2020 in the minority.

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Brown Dog Book Review: A to Z Challenge

So, for a week or so I’ve been debating between several different reading challenges for 2020 on the booksphere (Popsugar, Modern Mrs. Darcy, etc.). All in all, however, today I decided to just create my own hybrid and roll with the punches.

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Journal: 1-1-2020 | WRP Frost

Snagged a few moments of quiet this morning before setting the dogs loose into the frost. With each turning of the season and the ever-revolving door of the years, I am continually grateful for my three constants: my family, my home, and my Labrador-children. Read More

Journal: 12-22-2019 | “Finer Details”

“Our tools are better than we are, and grow better faster than we do. They suffice to crack the atom, to command the tides, but they do not suffice for the oldest task in human history, to live on a piece of land without spoiling it.” Engineering and Conservation, The River of the Mother of God (Aldo Leopold)

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Brown Dog Book Review :: Reading Journal

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So, in 2019 I did a “thing” I’d wanted to do for several years and finally started a Reading-Journal. compos4 Read More

Journal: 12-15-19 | Duck Blind

There for awhile, I couldn’t remember what my voice sounded like.

Not my physical voice, per say, but the voice I wrote with and used to broadcast who I really was. It was almost as if some essential piece of myself was tumbling, lost among the jumble of changing jobs and struggling financially and wondering if I’d allowed life to kick me square in the ass.

And by “life” – I meant myself. Read More

Brown Dog Book Review :: Current TBR

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Fellow book nerds: Ever look up and realize you’re reading so many books at one time, that you just know you’re not going to finish a single one that particular month? No? Just me? (*Forehead slap.*) Wish I could say this was my first time but, alas, this is just my personality.

So far, my reading experience in December has been a hot-mess-express. Read More

Journal: 12-14-19 | “Take a Walk”

I don’t have much advice to offer that’s worth a damn but I do know this:

Never once have I taken a walk and regretted it.

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