Bookish Questions – Do you believe in gendered books?

Do you believe in gendered books? That is to say, are some books for girls and others for boys? This question came up after a recent discussion with my friend Eric (over at The Educated Bachelor).  We were talking about some audio books he was currently listening to – the Rangers Apprentice series by John Read More …

Bookish Questions – An author that you dislike/hate?

Do you have an author that you dislike or hate? As a general rule, I like to think that I don’t hate anyone, but if I had to pick someone for the least liked author award, it would go to Cassandra Clare. I’ve never actually read any of her (very popular) work, and I quite Read More …

Book It! – Ravens in the Library

Another month gone.  I can hardly stand how fast time seems to go as you get older.  It’s crazy.   National Library week falls in April, which I love to celebrate. And it was as good of an excuse as any to get a library card from my new local library. (I moved last fall and Read More …

Coffee Talk – Another One Gone

Welcome to Coffee Talk! Grab your favorite morning beverage and join in the discussion. Home Improvement Projects Lots of cool things have been going on at my house lately.  Last Friday, my dad and I installed a new counter top in my basement. The counter top replaced a funky old built-in work bench in my Read More …

#Project52 – Macro

I’ve really been enjoying our new house this spring. It seems like new flowers are popping up each week.  I recently discovered that I have some tulips in my yard. I’ve never had tulips before, but they’re absolutely lovely. And we also have violets all throughout the yard. Hopefully these won’t be the last of the Read More …

Bookish Questions – Favorite book turned movie?

What is your favorite book turned movie? At this point, I think my favorite book turned movie is The Hobbit.  It still amazes me that Peter Jackson was able to take one book and turn it into three feature length films.  The movies are beautifully produced, the acting superb, and though it’s been ages since Read More …

Coffee Talk – Random Acts

Welcome to Coffee Talk, where I’ll join you each week to talk about some of the interesting things going on in the world and around the web. Random Act Foundation This week Robert Downey Jr. announced the kickoff campaign for his new Random Act Foundation.  It seems like it’s going to support a lot of Read More …