The 15 in 31 Reading Challenge – Completed

Disclaimer : I received free copies of Dear Mrs. Bird, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore (Scribner), and How to Love a Jamaican (Random House) from the publishers in exchange for an honest review. Yes, I might have temporarily lost my reading mind friends but on the final day of July I’d managed to readContinue reading “The 15 in 31 Reading Challenge – Completed”

The Classics Club – Spin List (#18)

Shortly after starting my blog, I joined The Classics Club and I’m excited about my first chance at the spin list. So what is the spin list? Select 20 books from my classics club list I need to read. The moderators will pick a random number and whatever book corresponds with the book (numbered onContinue reading “The Classics Club – Spin List (#18)”

July TBR + goal update + a reading challenge

Disclaimer : I received free copies of The Masterpiece (Dutton Books), Dear Mrs. Bird (Scribner), and The Myth of Perpetual Summer (Gallery Books) in exchange for an honest review which I hope to provide by the end of the month. I might be *summer* crazy. I’m overdue for a vacation from the day to dayContinue reading “July TBR + goal update + a reading challenge”

Book Journaling

Do you ever find that you’ve read a great book but can’t remember enough of the details to articulate a meaningful recommendation? Is that because you are reading so much you can’t keep everything straight? How do you keep track? In the past, I would flag pages or passages I wanted to remember for aContinue reading “Book Journaling”

Bookstore Tea Haul

On a trip to Barnes and Noble I browsed the books and admired various editons of some of my recent reads and favorite authors. But just a minute, I’m going to pat myself on the back, I didn’t buy any books. That’s always a challenge, to leave without books, but in this instance, I’m veryContinue reading “Bookstore Tea Haul”