Bookish Questions – Favorite Holiday Read?

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanza, or something else entirely, it’s the holiday season.  That means it’s time for some festive reads. So I want to know – What is your favorite holiday read? What is your favorite holiday read? For me, the holidays are a great time to re-read books like the Harry Potter Read More …

Bookish Question – What book can you not live without?

What book can you not live without? When I’m stressed, or can’t sleep I read a lot of children’s and middle-grade literature.  Books featuring characters like Harry Potter or Nancy Drew.  They get me out of my head and help me to relax, which is something I think I might need a lot of soon.  Read More …

Bookish Questions – Do you consider yourself a fast or slow reader?

Do you consider yourself a fast or slow reader? Lately, I’ve been feeling like the slowest reader on the planet.  Even though I know that I took on a complex trilogy last month, I feel like I didn’t accomplish much because all three novels were printed in one physical book.  While that is certainly handy Read More …

Bookish Questions – What books might we be surprised to find on your shelves?

What books might we be surprised to find on your shelves? The most surprising thing you would find on my bookshelves today are the children’s books.  No, I don’t mean the children’s classics, like The Wind in the Willows, that I often reread.  I’m talking about actual children’s books.  Things like, If you Give a Read More …

Bookish Questions – Favorite series?

What is your favorite series? Picking a favorite series is almost as hard as picking a favorite book.  Almost, but not quite.  I have two series that I genuinely love for what they meant to me as a child.  The first is Nancy Drew, a series about a brilliant girl detective who always solves her Read More …

Bookish Questions – Favorite Genre?

What is you favorite genre? My favorite genre will always be sci-fi/fantasy.  I love being able to escape my ordinary life and go on dangerous and crazy adventures from the comfort of my favorite chair.  We’ve all had that moment when we’ve wanted to leave the shire, but just like Samwise Gamgee, we know it Read More …

Bookish Questions – How many books have you read so far this year?

How many books have you read so far this year? Thanks to Goodreads, it’s easy to keep track of the number of books I read each year.  I do the Goodreads Reading Challenge each year, which allows me to set a goal for the number of books I want to read, and to keep track Read More …

Bookish Questions – How many books do you buy in a year?

How many books do you get/buy in a year? For myself, I try not to purchase more than a couple of books a month, though I admit to purchasing more than that when I see books that I just need to have.  Sometimes it’s because I’ve come upon a collection of Nancy Drew or Hardy Read More …