Bookish Questions – Do you have book buying bans for yourself?

Do you have book buying bans for yourself? The closest I have ever come to a real book buying ban is my husband telling me that I have too many books. Of course, that’s probably because my massive bookshelf at home is overflowing. I probably have close to 100 books sitting on my shelf that Read More …

Coffee Talk – Bluejays and Barn Cats

Welcome to Coffee Talk! Grab your favorite morning beverage – unless, of course, it’s evening where you live- and join me for a chat. Attack of the Bluejays A couple nights ago, I went out to pick limbs up out of the yard between storms. It seemed like a great idea until I started to Read More …

Bookish Questions – YA or Adult Literature?

Do you prefer YA or Adult Literature? Can we just stop categorizing books?  Who cares if the protagonist is a child, a teen, an adult, or an anthropomorphic cow, as long as the story is good? I love all sorts of books. My favorite series is Harry Potter, which you will always find in the Read More …

Coffee Talk – So That Happened

Welcome to Coffee Talk!  Grab your favorite beverage and join in on the conversation. Indiana Primary The Indiana Primary was Tuesday.  I made sure to get out and vote, and if you’re from Indiana, I hope you did too, because that vote mattered a lot.  After our primary, Cruz and Kasich dropped out of the Read More …

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 …