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 …

Booklr Questions – What is the longest series you own?

What is the longest series you own? My first thought when I read this question was the the longest series I own had to be Harry Potter, which comes in at 7 books.  But then I realized that my Nancy Drew books are indeed a series. There are currently a total of 175 books in Read More …

Booklr Questions – Which book is so special to you that you don’t share it with others?

Which book is so special to you that you don’t share it with others? Can we just take a moment to enjoy how ridiculous this question is?  If I have a book that’s so special that I won’t share it with you, why would I tell you about it?  Actually, I’m sure this question is Read More …

Anna’s Hardest Quilt – The Star of Bethlehem

So I took some pictures of my hardest quilt. I literally cried over this one before I was done. Little did I know that “Star of Bethlehem” (aka Lone Star, Witness, and several other names) is considered one of the toughest patterns. Why? Because if your template is the least bit “off”, it won’t work.  Read More …

Booklr Questions – Do you read Poetry?

Do you read Poetry? I don’t go out of my way to purchase or read poetry, but I do enjoy it on occasion.  IAs a child it was Shel Silverstein who gave me a connection to poetry.  And the opening poem in Where the Sidewalk Ends still connects with me today. The Invitation If you Read More …

Focus Through the Prism Challenge Review

For the last seven months, I’ve created a 20″ mini quilt each month.  Those quilts were all part of the Focus Through the Prism Challenge over at Project Quilting. At first, I didn’t think I would be participating in the challenge, because I had to buy special fabric from Cherrywood to participate, and I was Read More …

Booklr Questions – What 5 elements would your ideal book have?

What 5 elements would your ideal book have? Choosing 5 things to make the perfect book seems almost as challenging as writing it, but here are the things that come to mind for me. A world in which magic is possible. – Think fantasy. A map. – Maps are amazing. They help you to follow Read More …