Archive | January 2015

Danny and Mike

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

IMG_3678I reckon it’s high time I told you about my friend Mike. You’ve heard me mention him before, he of Mike and Beth fame. But now, I want to go into a little more detail concerning him.

However, before we discuss Mike, perhaps I should introduce myself to all you neophytes out there. Not that there are many. Everyone knows who Danny the Dog is, or at least they should by now. Oh yeah, there is also my hapless human Andrew. We live together on a boat. I keep him around for laughs. Now on to Mike.

Last night just after sunset, I’m reading the collected works of Friedrich Nietzsche and Andrew is playing with his yo-yo when the phone rings. Because it takes Andrew all of his brainpower to get the yo-yo back up, I decided to answer the phone.  Now, I understand human, but I cannot speak it…

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End of Year Book Survey – Edition 2014

Girl of 1000 Wonders


Last year I did practically none of the “end of the year” merriment. This year, though, I’m a little more prepared. 🙂

Jamie at The Perpetual Page Turner hosts one of these such things, the End of Year Book Survey. This is the fifth year, but my first year to participate. I want to make it an annual affair!

Links will take you to my reviews.


Number Of Books You Read: 104 (twice my goal!)
Number of Re-Reads: 3 books, multiple rereads – all used in my classroom
Genre You Read The Most From: Romance and Fantasy seem to be a toss-up for this one!


1. Best Book You Read In 2014?

Yes, I will have to cheat, but just a little. 🙂

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