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 …

Bookish Questions – Do you experience “book hangovers”?

Do you experience “book hangovers”? Epic Reads describes a “book hangover” as a condition in which attachment to a book or series that has ended causes the reader traumatic emotional distress. It usually lasts for one to two weeks, or until a new book of higher-than-average quality enters the reader’s life. While I don’t get Read More …

Bookish Questions – What book is on your nightstand now?

What book is on your nightstand now? I like a little light reading before bed, so I usually keep a Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys book on my nightstand.  They seem to be the perfect type of book to relax me. I’m currently reading Nancy Drew #16 Clue of the Tapping Heels. What’s on your Read More …