About the Book: Title: My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows Genre: YA / Historical Fiction / Retelling Page Count: 452 (hardcover edition) Here’s the blurb from goodreads.com: “You may think you know the story. After a miserable childhood, penniless orphan Jane Eyre embarks on a new life as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There, she meets one dark, brooding Mr. … Continue reading Book Review: My Plain Jane (The Lady Janies #2)
I’m linking up with Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop today. I always love her weekly writing prompts – they often remind me of the things I’ve been meaning to write about or give me new ideas I hadn’t thought of. Here are her prompts for this week: 1. 10 Lessons your child could teach you for a change. 2. Did you garden this summer? Share the … Continue reading 10 Favorite Summer Memories.
Who are your favorite authors? The ones whose books you find yourself recommending over and over? The ones you would pre-order a new release from immediately (like in a universe where money isn’t a consideration) and maybe count down the days until said release. As part of her 2018 reading challenge , Anne Bogel is talking about favorite authors this month. Of course being a bookworm, I … Continue reading Who are your favorite authors?
Another bookish tag, Jen? I know, I know – but this one is all about Harry Potter which has been the backdrop to our lives this summer and I couldn’t resist joining in the fun. I saw this tag at A Redhead’s Rambling – a fellow Hufflepuff and book blogger that you probably need in your blogging life. Now, are we all ready to pretend … Continue reading the Harry Potter tag.
Today was their first day back to school and I have a million pictures to prove it. But I’ll be nice and only share like 5 because I know that I’m probably more interested in intensely poring over all the variations of each picture more than you are. MM is starting 7th grade this year and he’s like, “I’ve got this down.” Mr. Cool, Calm … Continue reading First Day of School: 4th Grade and 7th Grade
Rachael @ Beach Bookworm nominated me for the Unique Blogger award! It was a real “You like me! You really like me!” kinda moment. Rachael is a terrific book blogger – if she’s not sitting pretty on your RSS feed, you should definitely check her out and remedy that. Okay, onto the award: The Rules: 1. Display the award! 2. Thank the person who nominated … Continue reading The Unique Blogger Award.
I have a few minutes to kill before I need to start making dinner and participating in a book tag sounds like more fun than cleaning, so let’s dig into this Getting To Know You tag that I spotted at Bionic Bookworm. This one is a bookish tag that should give you a good peek at my reading style and preferences. FAVORITE BOOK OF ALL … Continue reading the “get to know ya” book tag.