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Update: My Site Was Hacked

Posted May 5, 2020 by Brin in Updates / 8 Comments
Update: My Site Was Hacked

Hey folks, this is a post I never wanted to (or thought I would have to) write but unfortunately my blog was hacked yesterday. I’m pretty small fry in the book blogging world so it was not something I ever expected. Bigger blogs – sure, but I thought I was safe in my own little corner of the blogosphere. Well, lesson learned. Nobody is safe and it can happen to […]

My Blog Turns 4 Today

Posted August 4, 2017 by Brin in Updates / 14 Comments
My Blog Turns 4 Today

Well, I was reminded today by the WordPress fairies that it is my blog’s anniversary. Brin’s Book Blog officially turns 4 today! I honestly cannot believe that I have been blogging for 4 years. Not that I am the most consistent blogger (I have had a few blogging breaks) but still, I think it is definitely something to celebrate. I’m going to keep this short, but I had to post […]

Hiatus No More! Woohoo!

Posted July 26, 2015 by Brin in Personal Post / 4 Comments
Hiatus No More! Woohoo!

I just wanted to draft a short post to report that I am still alive and kicking – and feeling much better for having a two-week break from blogging. I will be back posting regularly from next week. I wanted to thank everyone for the lovely comments. I have not yet gotten around to responding but I have read them all and I am really touched by the kindness of my […]

New Blog Design!

Posted April 10, 2015 by Brin in Updates / 10 Comments
New Blog Design!

You may have noticed that some changes have been going on around this here blog of mine. I decided I wasn’t completely happy with my previous design and wanted to freshen things up a bit. After a lot of tweaking and many (many!) false starts; I now have a look I am really happy with! I splurged a little recently buying some really awesome graphics from the amazing Design Cuts […]

Update – Personal

Posted May 7, 2014 by Brin in Updates / 26 Comments
Update – Personal

I have read a lot of books about cancer over the years. I have also lost several family members to the disease. I thought I was fairly knowledgable about the topic but nothing prepares you from hearing the worst news – that your mother has cancer and it’s terminal. Reading about the topic does give you some ideas about what to expect. I read some non-fiction, clinical texts but a […]