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2021 Book Challenge Quarter 1: 1-11

Whoops! A little delayed rounding up my reads from the first quarter of 2021. I just missed being on track by a few pages as I didn’t finish my 12th book until after April! But still a pretty good pace…

2020 Book Challenge Quarter 4: 26-52

Hello. My name is Samantha, and I finished my 2020 Book Challenge of reading 52 books with about 2 hours to spare before the clock struck midnight. I really did it! Boy was book #52 a power read which, yes,…

The Highs and Lows of 2020

Well, happy new year, guys! We made it through 2020, and boy, nothing I thought or planned for this time last year remotely came true. Let’s recap: where I was, some lows, and some highs. Working on a post with…

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2020 Book Challenge Quarter 3: 14 -25

Not bad! I’m still very, very behind on my book challenge, but I’ve made up a lot of ground already and am very much enjoying the books I’ve been reading. This quarter was quite a mix of books! Everything from…

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52 Book Challenge 2020: Books 10-13

*Whistles and looks the other way* Well, this quarter definitely hasn’t been a big reading one! I have been watching a ton of K Dramas and Korean Youtube, so that’s my excuse. Plus lockdown lifted here in April, so I’ve…

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Lockdown in Vietnam: What It Was Like

Back when we were still pretty locked down in HCMC, I started this post and finished it when we got news of quarantine ending. For some reason I never published it, but I thought I’d do so now for anyone…