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 …

The Heart Goes Last – A Review

I recently got a chance to review and ARC (Advance Review Copy) of The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood.  And I’m very excited to be able to share my thoughts on this book with you today. So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis – Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to Read More …