Bookish Questions – Least favorite genre?

What is your least favorite genre? For me, Romance is probably the fictional genre I like least.  I don’t mind a romance, if it’s well written, but I find that most romance novels are full of tropes and unnecessary sex scenes. Actually, quite a few of the books I’ve read in the last few years Read More …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Bookish Questions – Your first favorite book?

What was your first favorite book? While I’m sure I had a book that I made mom and dad read to me over and over when I was little, the first book I really remember falling in love with was the Mother Goose book that was at my grandmother Ruby’s house. It was A Treasury Read More …

Bookish Questions – How do you style your bookshelves?

How do you style your bookshelves? My bookshelves are a conglomeration of styles.  Where I have enough books from a single series, or group of related series, I like to create a single shelf devoted to that series/group.  For example, I have an entire shelf devoted to Harry Potter. (If you follow my tumblr, I Read More …

Book It! – Curiouser & Curiouser

Another month gone. Can you believe the year is a quarter of the way through? Lots has happened this month. I’m an aunt (again).  My sister had her first baby, early in the month, and it seems to have put me on a children’s literature kick. I have to admit it was fun to read Read More …

Booklr Questions – Do you buy books new, used, or go to the library?

Do you buy books new, used, or go to the library? As much as I should go to the library and borrow book, I don’t.  I haven’t had a library card since I was in middle school.  And while I went to the library a lot during high school and college, it was usually to Read More …