Bookish Questions – If you could require the next president to read one book…

If you could require the next president to read one book, what would it be? It’s election year here in the US. The two major parties have selected their candidates, and one of them will most likely be the next president.  Last night was the first official debate between the two candidates.  My husband and 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 – Which book do you recommend to friends and family most?

Which book do you recommend to friends and family most? The books I recommend to people really depend one who they are.  For example, while I love S.A. Hunt’s Outlaw King series, I would not recommend it to my friends unless they enjoyed epic fantasies or science-fiction. So here’s a list of books that I 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 – Do you like twist endings?

Do you like twist endings? I love a twist ending!  Finding a book that doesn’t end the way you expect is a nice change. Particularly when so many books these days have plots you can see right from the first paragraph.  The best plot twist I’ve read recently, came in the form of Where’d You 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 …