Bookish Questions – A Bookish Job?

A book/writing related job that you would love to do? When I was little, I always thought it would be fun to be a librarian, but then I discovered that they don’t just get to sit in the library and read all day.  It was real work, and those librarians don’t get to read all Read More …

Bookish Questions – Out of Shelf Space?

What do you do when you run out of shelf space? If you’re a big fan of e-readers, you may never encounter this problem, but thanks to the recent creation of my own tiny human, I suddenly have a lot less space for books.  So, while I would like my collection of books to keep Read More …

Bookish Questions – What’s Your Favorite Halloween Read?

What’s your favorite Halloween read? Fall always seems like the perfect time to pick up a spooky book or two.  I keep meaning to get around to reading Slasher Girls & Monster Boys, which is a collection of spooky short stories that came out last year.  It feels like the perfect sort of read for Read More …

Bookish Question – How do you get ARCS?

How do you get ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies) of books? Recently, the lovely Anna in Spain asked me how I got my ARC copies of books.  And that is a great question.  If you’re new to book reviewing, you probably don’t know where to start to get ARCs for review, which leaves you reviewing books Read More …

Bookish Questions – How many books do you own?

How many books do you own? This is the type of question likely to get me in trouble, and my husband will be the first to tell you that he thinks I’m a hoarder.  And while I do have lots of “things,” I don’t consider it hoarding if it’s books. Resource Materials Not including magazines Read More …

Bookish Questions – Paperback or Hardback?

Paperback or Hardback? As I mentioned in my last Bookish Questions post about Special Editions, I love hardback books. Especially hardback books that are pretty.  If I plan to keep a book to read multiple times, I would much rather have a hardback edition of the novel, but if it’s something I’m not likely to Read More …

Bookish Questions – How do you feel about special editions?

How do you feel about special editions of books? Special editions of novels are the bane of my existence – or, at least my pocketbook. I mean, I love them, and I have the means to buy them, which is how I end up with so many different versions of the same novel. Fortunately there Read More …

Bookish Questions – What do you do with books you no longer want?

What do you do with books you no longer want? When we set up Mildred’s room, I had to get rid of my big beautiful bookshelf.  There simply wasn’t room for the bookshelf and all of her new things. So, I pulled all of the books from the bookshelves and stored them in boxes.  But, Read More …