Cabbages & Kings – A Review

Cabbages and Kings is a work on fiction by O. Henry. Published in 1904, it’s not the type of book I would normally write a full review for, but I’ve found a have a lot to say. I downloaded a free digital copy for my Kindle app (also available in print), because I recognized the Read More …

#Project52 – Happiness Is

“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar These lovely birds were outside my kitchen window the other morning. They made me very happy.

#Project52 – Who am I?

It’s that time of year again, making resolutions and looking back at who we have become.  At 30, I often still feel like I’m playing at being an adult. Especially on those days when I see my friends and family with their grown up lives, having kids and making big decisions. I do have to Read More …

Bookish Questions – Would you rather read any ending that makes you feel happy or sad?

Just a little house cleaning for the 1st book post of the year. I’m changing the title from Booklr Questions to Bookish Questions, because booklr is very specific to Tumblr, and I want to be more inclusive with these posts. Also, if you have a bookish question for me, be sure to ask. Now for Read More …

Booklr Questions – What was your reading goal for this year?

What was your Goodreads challenge or reading goal for this year? This year I had 2 reading goals. The 1st, my Goodreads challenge was originally to read 12 books, one per month. I set my goal super small because I’d just gotten into reading again and wasn’t sure how many books I would have time Read More …

Book It – #ReadWomen

I adore December. Working for a University, I get 2 weeks off for the Christmas holiday.  It gives me lots of time to curl up on the couch with a good book, or three. This December is also #ReadWomen month, so I tried to stick with female authors this month. My exceptions were that Anthony Read More …