Indie Books Challenge: November 2021

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About a day later than usual, but I'm just glad my fingers recovered from whatever my COVID shot did to them to get this up. More posts and hopefully some Sisters of String and Glass by the end of the week! For my personal Indie Books Challenge, I've decided to try to have at least … Continue reading Indie Books Challenge: November 2021

The Lily Cafe Digest #19

I probably say this every time, but I really am looking forward to my blogging break next week! In my last Digest, I mentioned my kids had completed 3 weeks of school and I complained a bit about the online program our (former) district offered. We've now completed 12 weeks of school. It feels like … Continue reading The Lily Cafe Digest #19

Indie Books Challenge: October 2021

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For my personal Indie Books Challenge, I've decided to try to have at least half of all the books I read in a month be by an indie author or published by an indie publishing house, which I'm broadly defining as not published by one of the Big 5 because doing otherwise would break my … Continue reading Indie Books Challenge: October 2021

Indie Books Challenge: September 2021

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For my personal Indie Books Challenge, I've decided to try to have at least half of all the books I read in a month be by an indie author or published by an indie publishing house, which I'm broadly defining as not published by one of the Big 5 because doing otherwise would break my … Continue reading Indie Books Challenge: September 2021

The Lily Cafe Digest #18

Every time I post one of these Digests, I just feel a huge sigh of relief. I adore everything about blogging, but taking a break just feels so nice! After the past few weeks my family has had, I definitely need some time to retreat from the Internet and curl up to stare at walls. … Continue reading The Lily Cafe Digest #18

Indie Books Challenge: August 2021

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For my personal Indie Books Challenge, I've decided to try to have at least half of all the books I read in a month be by an indie author or published by an indie publishing house, which I'm broadly defining as not published by one of the Big 5 because doing otherwise would break my … Continue reading Indie Books Challenge: August 2021

Indie Books Challenge: July 2021

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This was supposed to post yesterday, but I get allergy shots every Saturday morning that make me extremely sleepy. So I opted to take a couple of naps and spend the rest of the time fighting to stay awake instead of finishing this up. For my personal Indie Books Challenge, I've decided to try to … Continue reading Indie Books Challenge: July 2021

Book Review: To Walk Alone in the Crowd by Antonio Munoz Molina

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Title: To Walk Alone in the Crowd Author: Antonio Munoz Molina Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Publication date: July 13, 2021 Genre: Fiction, Literary Fiction One Sentence Summary: A nameless man wanders Madrid and New York City, collecting experiences and telling stories of writers and artists from bygone eras. Overall To Walk Alone in the Crowd drops the reader into the … Continue reading Book Review: To Walk Alone in the Crowd by Antonio Munoz Molina

Author Reading: Jana Williams, author of Playground Instruction for the Growing Adult

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome you to our fifth author reading! Today I'm delighted to host the author of Playground Instruction for the Growing Adult, Jana Williams. Jana is one of those people who seems to have boundless energy and ideas, and who has an incredible ability to funnel it all into helping … Continue reading Author Reading: Jana Williams, author of Playground Instruction for the Growing Adult

Book Review: We Have Always Been Here by Lena Nguyen

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Title: We Have Always Been Here Author: Lena Nguyen Publisher: DAW Publication date: July 6, 2021 Genre: Science Fiction One Sentence Summary: Grace Park is one of thirteen humans sent to a new planet called Eos alongside an android crew, but, when they arrive, humans and androids alike begin to change, and it might have to do with odd metallic structures … Continue reading Book Review: We Have Always Been Here by Lena Nguyen