Booklr Questions – What was your reading goal for this year?

What was your Goodreads challenge or reading goal for this year? This year I had 2 reading goals. The 1st, my Goodreads challenge was originally to read 12 books, one per month. I set my goal super small because I’d just gotten into reading again and wasn’t sure how many books I would have time Read More …

Book It – #ReadWomen

I adore December. Working for a University, I get 2 weeks off for the Christmas holiday.  It gives me lots of time to curl up on the couch with a good book, or three. This December is also #ReadWomen month, so I tried to stick with female authors this month. My exceptions were that Anthony Read More …

Booklr Questions – Do you read Poetry?

Do you read Poetry? I don’t go out of my way to purchase or read poetry, but I do enjoy it on occasion.  IAs a child it was Shel Silverstein who gave me a connection to poetry.  And the opening poem in Where the Sidewalk Ends still connects with me today. The Invitation If you Read More …

Booklr Questions – A book that makes you feel comforted?

Do you have a book that makes you feel comforted? There isn’t any one book that makes me feel comforted. For me, it’s more the act of reading.  When I am in the middle of a panic attack, or feel anxiety coming on, I find reading to be very calming. More often than not, when Read More …

Booklr Questions – Do you mark your books?

Do you mark, highlight, or dog ear your books? Or do you keep them in perfect condition? Back in high school I was all about marking up my books with highlighters and notes in the margins. But as I’ve gotten away from reading for academic purposes, and more into reading for pleasure, I have stopped Read More …

Booklr Questions – E-readers or physical copies of books?

Do you prefer e-readers or physical copies of books? Something every Booklr seems to have an opinion on is whether e-books or physical books are better.  And I am no different.  I have a very strong opinion on what type of books I want to read. I absolutely love having the option to read books Read More …