13083150_10154156417334806_5054321173095975452_nActually, you can call me Sarah. Because that is my name. If you’re a fan of Anne Shirley, then you get the “Cordelia” reference!

I’m a high school teacher, avid reader, life-long writer, and amateur genealogist.

Since I love writing almost as much as I love reading, I thought it would be perfect to write about the books that mean the most to me, authors that are near and dear to my heart, and books that I am currently reading.

“People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.”
(Logan Pearsall Smith)

The quote above inspired me to start this blog, but alas “But I Prefer Reading” as a blog title was already taken.

Please feel free to recommend books by replying here.


15 Comments Add yours

  1. bookmuffin says:

    Hey, I’m really sorry if you’ve already done this but I’ve just nominated you for the Liebster award because I love you blog so much! More details here > https://bookmuffin.wordpress.com/2015/03/28/liebster-award/


    1. Call me Cordelia says:

      Thank you, I am flattered! I need to create a whole new post on my blog in reply, correct?


      1. bookmuffin says:

        You’re welcome 🙂 yeah you do, but a lot can be copied over from my blog post, and just bulk it out with answers and your nominees 🙂


  2. Lectito says:

    I love Anne Shirley! Loo forward to reading your posts 🙂

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  3. Lectito says:

    Hi Sarah, I just stumbled across your blog today and love your reviews, so I’ve tagged you to take part in the three quotes in three days challenge. Will you accept? 🙂 http://lectito.me/2015/07/15/three-quotes-in-three-days-challenge-day-one/

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  4. bookmuffin says:

    Hey, I’ve nominated you for the Blogger Recognition Award! Don’t feel like you have to do it if you’ve already posted one, but if you fancy it, here’s a link with the rules 🙂 have fun


  5. thenovelist says:

    I invite you to view my published books on my home page, since you asked for book recommendations 🙂


  6. molly says:

    Hi! Happened upon your blog and I really like the concept! As a lifelong writer and reader, I definitely relate to you. I’ll enjoy looking around.


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  7. Melissa says:

    Nicely built site — like the photos and the content; will stay up on your doings now. Blogging can be run until you get tired of it — it took me about 5 years and suddenly I had nothing to say (maybe because Will got so sick and I felt such a loss of power — and that certainly won’t happen to you). Keep at it friend. Really good start.

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    1. Call me Cordelia says:

      Thank you, Melissa! I miss your face. We should reboot our lunch/dinner dates. You had a knack for choosing places I’ve never been, but quickly loved 🙂


  8. Lectito says:

    Hi, I’ve nominated you for the Sunshine Blogger Award! Details are here, if you’re keen to accept/take part: http://lectito.me/2016/01/26/sunshine-blogger-award/

    Margot x

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    1. Call me Cordelia says:

      Thank you, Margot 🙂 Have you finished “The Revenant” yet?

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Lectito says:

        Yes! I just commented on your post. It’s a bit rambly, sorry. Still putting my thoughts together and will have a review up soon. Historical inaccuracies aside, I think I still preferred the film but can see why others wouldn’t. The historical info. you wrote about was really helpful.

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  9. I’m currently reading the Anne series for the first time this summer! I’m on Book #4 right now. My review of Book #3 will be published Wednesday! I’m not sure Anne ever lets go of her love for the name Cordelia. It comes back in the first three books, at least!

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  10. I work at a very large used bookstore so I always have recommendations. 🙂 However, one of the books that I have recommended to friends for many years (about 25 years) is My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok. It’s about that passion for something that everyone has at their core and the lengths a person will go to be their authentic self.

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