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 …

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 …