Bookish Questions – What do you plan to read next?

By Andrea | February 21, 2017 |

What do you plan to read next? I’ve got a couple of books that I recently purchased which I am really looking forward to reading.  One is The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness.  I stumbled across a copy in the bargain bin at my local Dollar General store, but if you aren’t so lucky to…

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Bookish Questions – Favorite Romance?

By Andrea | February 7, 2017 |

What is your favorite romance novel? It is February and Valentines’s Day is in a week, so I can’t think of a better time to talk about romance novels. I’ve personally never been a big fan of romance novels.  I’m even less of a fan of other novel styles, such as the ever-popular YA Dystopian…

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Book It!

By Andrea | January 30, 2017 |

It’s a new year and I’m looking forward to all of the reading I will get to do in the next couple of months before baby gets here.  After that, I figure that my reading time will drop dramatically, or that I will end up spending most of my time reading baby books.  That’s not…

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Bookish Questions – Least favorite kids’ book of all time?

By Andrea | January 24, 2017 |

What is your least favorite kids’ book of all time? I’ve heard horror stories about children who want the same story read to them over and over again.  Obviously, I will eventually hate whatever book my child deems her favorite, just because I have to read it all the time.  I’m expecting that, but I…

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Bookish Questions – 2017 Reading Goals?

By Andrea | January 10, 2017 |

What are your reading goals for 2017? I read quite a few books last year. According to Goodreads, I read a total of 69 books in 2016, that’s 6 more books than in 2015.  I would like to think that I could keep my goal from the last two years of reading one book per…

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Book It! – #ReadTheMargin

By Andrea | December 26, 2016 |

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. …

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Bookish Questions – Favorite Holiday Read?

By Andrea | December 6, 2016 |

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…

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Book It! – Thankful for Books

By Andrea | November 28, 2016 |

It was another slow month for reading, but I starting a little quilting project over the weekend, so I’ll be bringing that to you later this week.  In the meantime, let’s talk book.  I finished one traditional novel and two books of short stories this month. Second Foundation I finished Second Empire, the last book…

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Bookish Question – What book can you not live without?

By Andrea | November 15, 2016 |

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. …

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Bookish Questions – Do you consider yourself a fast or slow reader?

By Andrea | November 1, 2016 |

Do you consider yourself a fast or slow reader? Lately, I’ve been feeling like the slowest reader on the planet.  Even though I know that I took on a complex trilogy last month, I feel like I didn’t accomplish much because all three novels were printed in one physical book.  While that is certainly handy…

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