Book It! – #ReadTheMargin

December is #ReadTheMargin month, so outside of a couple books I finished up, I’ve been making an effort to choose books written by and featuring minorities.    Artemis Fowl Artemis Fowl is the 1st book in the Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer.  This middle-grade novel had been my bedside read for almost a month.  Read More …

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 …

Book It! – Foundations

I’m a day behind on posting the Book It! for October.  Mostly because I was hoping to finish the 3rd novel in the Foundation Trilogy last night.  I didn’t get finished, but I’m close.  That 3rd book will just have to be a finish for next month instead.   The Invisible Intruder The Invisible Intruder 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 – What book have you always meant to read?

What book have you always meant to read and haven’t gotten around to yet? Anything you feel embarrassed never to have read? Ya know, as much as everyone seems to love it, I have never read Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Come to think of it, I’ve never read any of Austen’s novels.  I feel Read More …

Book It! – Seeking Love. Finding Books.

I didn’t get many books finished this month, but I’m still pretty far ahead on my reading challenge.  That’s a good thing, as I may be getting busier with house/farm related things soon. Man Repeller: Seeking Love. Finding Overalls. Man Repeller is fashion blogger Leandra Medine‘s memoir about how fashion influenced her life.  It’s been 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 …