Saturday Review of Books: September 27, 2014

“Maybe this is why we read, and why in moments of darkness we return to books: to find words for what we already know.” ~Alberto Manguel

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SatReviewbuttonWelcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how it usually works. Find a book review on your blog posted sometime during the previous week. The review doesn’t have to be a formal sort of thing. You can link to your thoughts on a particular book, a few ideas inspired by reading the book, your evaluation, quotations, whatever.

Then on Friday night/Saturday, you post a link here at Semicolon in Mr. Linky to the specific post where you’ve written your book review. Don’t link to your main blog page because this kind of link makes it hard to find the book review, especially when people drop in later after you’ve added new content to your blog. In parentheses after your name, add the title of the book you’re reviewing. This addition will help people to find the reviews they’re most interested in reading.

After linking to your own reviews, you can spend as long as you want reading the reviews of other bloggers for the week and adding to your wishlist of books to read. That’s how my own TBR list has become completely unmanageable and the reason I can’t join any reading challenges. I have my own personal challenge that never ends.

Writen by Sherry

I'm a Christian, the homeschooling mom of eight (yes, all mine) children, married to a NASA engineer, and a confirmed bookaholic. I like old books, conservative politics, and new and interesting ideas. My hair is grey, my favorite clothes are red, and I love purple. Come on in and enjoy the blog. Be sure to tell me what you think before you leave.

8 thoughts on “Saturday Review of Books: September 27, 2014

  1. Thanks for hosting! I’m catching up and linking from a while ago, and I think I did relink one book, The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages. Sorry about that, but it is actually good enough to deserve two links. Feel free to remove it, though.

  2. Trying to get back into the reviewing groove after vacation sketchy internet connections. Thanks for hosting & reminding us to share the good stuff!!

  3. Thanks for hosting! I spent a lot more time than I expected browsing through the different reviews. I also like the one you posted. Can’t wait to see more.

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