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Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!

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Wow, this is a blast from the past. I don’t know if anyone still follows this blog, but hopefully I can change that over the next few months. I can’t believe I started this blog back at the end of 2010. Though it’s been a few years since I did anything regularly with it. I haven’t been reading as much since I stopped, but I have approximately 98 series I’ve started, half of which have all the needed volumes to finish out and published. I think that would be a fun project this year, to try to finish as many… Read more »

Whoops

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Guys, I usually hate doing these kinds of posts, but I’m doing one now, just because you the readers deserve to know what’s going on. I’ve been given more responsibility at work the last two months while the department manager was out on medical leave (I work in a grocery store produce department), so I was one of two acting managers for the department. But now she’s back and there’s more to do than ever, especially this week with the fourth. Also add in the fact that today is day five of giving up soda, so my caffeine intake is… Read more »

On being sick

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Sorry for the lack of posts the last few days guys, I’ve been sick and not feeling up to much. I actually had to leave work early yesterday and call in today. I hope to get back at this soon though. See you all in a few days!

Brand new look for Starry Sky Books!

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I’ve been changing around my look every now and then, never really happy with what I have. And at this time I can’t afford to pay for a custom design, so when I stumbled upon Delicious Design Studio and noticed they had a couple of free designs I immediately pounced! I love the simplicity of it, and the colors. While I still eventually would like to save up for a custom design, I think I’ll be very happy with this design in the mean time. What do you guys think? Do you like it? Hate it? Let me know!

Why hello there, long time no see!

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So it has been about a month since I decided to leave the blogging world. Well guess what? I’m missing it. I know my reading has suffered. I’ve been wracked with indecision on what to read next since I finished Arcadia Awakens (awesome book) on March 8. Since then I’ve only read one other book (Anna Dressed in Blood, very good) and four volumes of manga (Sailor Moon). So I think I’ll be coming back to the blogging world. But just a warning: I will not be posting every single day. That’s part of what turned me off last time…. Read more »

Major decision was made

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I love reading, that will never change. But right now reading feels like a job, and I don’t want it to be a job since it is my way to escape into other worlds. So I’ve come to the decision to quit blogging, for now. I did not come to this decision lightly, or quickly. I’ve been toying with it off and on since probably November. Maybe even a little earlier. Every now and then something would pop up that would rekindle the excitement for blogging, but those occasions are few and far between now. I doubt I’ll ever start… Read more »

Taking a Breather.

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Some of you may have noticed that my posts have been decreasing every week. I’m currently in a blogging slump. I’m getting to a point where I’m not having fun with this right now. I think I’ve been pressuring myself too much to do so many things, blog related and not blog related. My reading hasn’t suffered thankfully though. But I’ve decided to take a break. This will last 3 weeks, which will give me time to organize things and do other stuff that’s been put on the back burner for a while. Hopefully by the end of the three… Read more »

Stop SOPA and PIPA

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Tomorrow is the huge internet blackout day in protest of both SOPA and PIPA. To find out more and to know what you can do, head to this website: http://sopastrike.com/. So obviously, there will be no post for Thursday January 18.

Happy Holidays Everyone!

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And Merry Christmas, for those who celebrate! I’m taking tomorrow and Monday off, but Monday I will be working on blogging stuff and reading. Keep an eye out on Tuesday, because I’ll be having my ONE YEAR BLOGOVERSARY!!! giveaway go up, as well as my 1,000 follower giveaway. I waited on the latter so I could do both together, even though it’s been around a month since I hit 1,000. Hope everyone has a good holiday!

Quick note lovely followers: How to follow me

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I’m sure you guys have seen a few of these over the last few weeks. While I don’t think Blogger has any plans to get rid of GFC for blogger blogs, it’s always good to know your options. I’ll have the GFC widget up for as long as it is available. There’s also the option to subscribe by email! I definitely recommend this. And there’s always RSS, which can be added to your Google Reader I believe, or any other type of RSS reader. All options are available on the right sidebar!