Choose Your Mark

What books are in this picture?  This post is less about the books and more about what I’ve used to mark favorite quotes or passages. I find it helpful to have things marked for books I will be discussing for buddy reads, readalongs or other book groups. I’d like to take a moment and discussContinue reading “Choose Your Mark”

Upcoming Readalongs

I dropped a few hints in my wrap up on Sunday and wanted to officially share the upcoming reads here in case you might be interested in participating. It doesn’t take long before I’m craving the camaraderie that comes from reading and discussing a book–especially a lengthy read like the one below! Lilac Girls byContinue reading “Upcoming Readalongs”

Bookstore Adventures – Books by the Pound

Remember this book stack that was practically free? What book lover can resist the opportunity to find good books at good prices? I’m one of them and since I’ve managed to collect quite a few of these Twentieth-Century Penguin Classics, it’s hard to leave them on the shelf, especially at this bookstore. I thought itContinue reading “Bookstore Adventures – Books by the Pound”

Buddy Reads in 2019

Last year in a post, Motivated to get reading, I talked about buddy reads and readalongs; how both have become a routine part of my reading life. This prompted a recent discussion with Diana @ Thoughts on Papyrus about finding someone to read and discuss books with, especially if we don’t have someone who sharesContinue reading “Buddy Reads in 2019”

Reading Goals – Updates & Plans

Halfway through January and I realize I didn’t share an end of year update on my reading goals for 2018. While I did manage to share some of my favorite reads of the year, trying to read and catch up on reviews put this post on the back burner unfortunately. But I look at thisContinue reading “Reading Goals – Updates & Plans”