Bookish Questions – Least favorite kids’ book of all time?

What is your least favorite kids’ book of all time? I’ve heard horror stories about children who want the same story read to them over and over again.  Obviously, I will eventually hate whatever book my child deems her favorite, just because I have to read it all the time.  I’m expecting that, but I Read More …

Bookish Questions – How do you store your books?

How do you store your books? I recently sold my beloved bookshelf to make some room in what will soon be little Spot‘s room.  It was my favorite piece of furniture in the entire house, but it was also massive.  The space it lived was literally the only wall large enough to hold it that 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 – 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 …

Bookish Questions – Your current favorite book?

What is your current favorite book? I have a really bad habit of answering this question with “the one I’m reading.” And, while it is true that I’m always enjoying the books I’m reading the most, I recently read a book of poetry that I am in love with.  Outside of Shel Silverstein, poetry has Read More …

Bookish Questions – What do you do to get through a reading slump?

What do you do to get through a reading slump? For me, reading slumps usually occur when I’ve been reading too much of the same type of book- too many memoirs, fantasies, or children’s classics.  So for me the easiest way out of a reading slump is to pick up a different type of book.  Read More …

Bookish Questions – Do you read LGBTQ books?

Do you read LGBTQ books? June is Pride Month in the US, so this month seemed like a good time to tackle this question.  Being a CIS woman, I don’t go out looking for books that feature LGBTQ characters. However, I am a big supporter of diversity in media. And books are no exception.  I Read More …