Friday Favorites

Welcome to Friday Favorites, a place where I talk about some of my favorite things right now. The Hogwarts Collection from BlackMilk Clothing I just discovered that BlackMilk Clothing has a line of Harry Potter themed clothing items, and they are fabulous.  A lot of the pieces are sold out already, but if you’re interested, 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 – 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 …

Coffee Talk – Bluejays and Barn Cats

Welcome to Coffee Talk! Grab your favorite morning beverage – unless, of course, it’s evening where you live- and join me for a chat. Attack of the Bluejays A couple nights ago, I went out to pick limbs up out of the yard between storms. It seemed like a great idea until I started to Read More …

Bookish Questions – YA or Adult Literature?

Do you prefer YA or Adult Literature? Can we just stop categorizing books?  Who cares if the protagonist is a child, a teen, an adult, or an anthropomorphic cow, as long as the story is good? I love all sorts of books. My favorite series is Harry Potter, which you will always find in the Read More …

Bookish Questions – How do you style your bookshelves?

How do you style your bookshelves? My bookshelves are a conglomeration of styles.  Where I have enough books from a single series, or group of related series, I like to create a single shelf devoted to that series/group.  For example, I have an entire shelf devoted to Harry Potter. (If you follow my tumblr, I Read More …

Booklr Questions – Which book is so special to you that you don’t share it with others?

Which book is so special to you that you don’t share it with others? Can we just take a moment to enjoy how ridiculous this question is?  If I have a book that’s so special that I won’t share it with you, why would I tell you about it?  Actually, I’m sure this question is Read More …

Booklr Questions – What are your favorite book covers?

What are your favorite book covers? I am absolutely in love with Orion Publishing’s new hardcover imprints of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels. I might have even ordered one of them from the Book Depository the other day.  It was a copy of Good Omens, the only book in the collection that wasn’t a Discworld novel, Read More …

Wee Bit Week 4

Time for Wee Bit Wedneaday Week #4 (for me).  Let’s see what today’s topics are…. {one} grilled or fried? depends on what we’re having {two} if you could change one thing about where you live, without worrying about money, what would you change? My standard of living…. not that we aren’t doing just fine, and Read More …