I read 34 books this year which is 4 books more than my goal at the beginning of the year. The folks at Goodreads.com made another cute End of Year infographic this year for their users. This is what my year in reading looked like: I read a lot of great books and honestly I’m not sure I could pick one as the very best … Continue reading The Books I Read in 2017
Wishing you a holiday of love, laughter, togetherness and very few demogorgons (or like maybe none). From our family to yours! Now get offline and eat a festive cookie! Continue reading Merry Christmas To All!
It’s been a busy month here – we’ve been enjoying Christmas Tree farms, piano recitals, cookie baking, parties with friends and all the usual fun stuff that goes into a month. Aside from the family fun, here are some of the things that have been keeping me occupied in those in between moments. On My Bookshelf I’ve been reading Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick this month … Continue reading What I’m Into: December 2017
Let’s talk about reading goals! In the past I’ve focused mostly on reading a set number of books each year and while I’ll probably throw a number at Goodreads.com in a couple of weeks, I wanted to focus on something more specific this year: actually reading the books I’ve already bought. And it turns out I’m not alone. Apparently this is such a common problem that … Continue reading 2018 Beat the Backlist Reading Challenge
The whole #topnine craze is making its way around Instagram again this year and being the good little social media user that I am, of course, I went straight over to 2017topnine.com to see my results: Of course I love all of these pictures but I’m not convinced that they really capture what 2017 was all about for me. They certainly wouldn’t be the pictures … Continue reading #TopNine2017 My Favorite Pictures This Year
I’m still a little bit in denial that this year is almost over. The fall season has really flown by at lightning speed for me. End of the year posts are starting to make their way around the internet so I thought I’d take a moment to reflect on my favorite books from the past year. These are five of the books I enjoyed the … Continue reading My Favorite Books of 2017
I could subtitle this: Gifts you should please buy me right now. Is that too on the nose? Sorry not sorry. Whether you are looking to buy a gift for your wife, best friend, sister, or another awesome bookworm in your life who is only mostly a grown up – let this be your guide to winning Christmas. Taylor Swift’s new CD Reputation … Continue reading Gift Guide: For The Bookish Fangirl In Your Life