A Beginner’s Guide to Paradise – A Review

I recently got a chance to read an advance copy of A Beginner’s Guide to Paradise by Alex Sheshunoff. This memoir about Sheshunoff’s time in the south pacific was a wonderfully entertaining read.  A big thanks to NetGalley and Penguin Group for my Advanced Reader Copy (ARC). So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis Read More …

Booklr Questions – How many bookshelves do you own?

How many bookshelves do you own? As a booklr, the obvious answer to this question is: not enough. In all seriousness, I do have 2 bookcases in my house, plus the shelves I store my sewing books on in my sewing/craft room, and a few small shelves I store books on at work.  I love Read More …

Booklr Questions – Where is your favorite place to read?

Where is your favorite place to read? I hate to be a cliche, but my favorite place to read is probably in the tub.  I’m a big fan of a nice warm bubble bath and a good book. Now if I could just figure out how to avoid getting my books wet. What’s you favorite Read More …

Booklr Questions – Which book character do you most relate to?

Which book character do you most relate to? Having recently read a lot of Douglas Adams books, I find myself relating to Arthur Dent more than I would like. Granted, I haven’t been to travel the universe with nothing but a towel and my bathrobe, but I do feel very out of place. More often Read More …

Booklr Questions – Do you read Fan-fiction?

Do you read Fan-fiction? When I was in high school, I used to read a lot of fan-fiction about some of my favorite TV shows, like Mobile Suit Gundam Wing. My favorites were the ones that centered on Heero Yuy, one of the five primary gundam pilots. These days, I don’t really read fan-fiction anymore. Read More …

Booklr Questions – What is your favorite genre?

What is your favorite genre? Since I was a child, fantasy has always spoken to me. When I was scared, or anxious, about something I could escape to another world – one that was full of wondrous things, like talking dragons, and beings that could travel between worlds. The books I remember most from my Read More …