Aloha Friday: What Are You Reading?

It’s time for another Aloha Friday, the day that you take it easy and look forward to the weekend, in Hawaii and blogland anyway. As you should know by now, over at An Island Life, Kailani decided that on Fridays she would take it easy on posting and ask a simple question for you toContinue reading “Aloha Friday: What Are You Reading?”

BTT: A Couple Of My Favorite Couples

This week’s Booking Through Thursday question is: Name a favorite literary couple and tell me why they are a favorite. If you cannot choose just one, that is okay too. Name as many as you like–sometimes narrowing down a list can be extremely difficult and painful. Or maybe that’s just me. Well obviously I haveContinue reading “BTT: A Couple Of My Favorite Couples”

Kids’ Picks: Grumpy Frumpy! Happy Snappy!

My son hasn’t gotten into too many new books since last month’s kids picks a great book carnival @ 5 Minutes For Books EXCEPT this little gem that I picked up at Target in the $1 bin… He immediately seemed to know that these little guys were “monsters” in a big scary silly voice, thoughContinue reading “Kids’ Picks: Grumpy Frumpy! Happy Snappy!”

Children’s Classics: Newbery Medal Favorites

The big topic at 5 Minutes for Books this week is Newbery Medal winners. Have you read many of the books that have won a Newbery Medal? Do awards influence which books you will or won’t read? I think for the more official awards like the Newbery or Caldecott – or even the NYT bestsellers,Continue reading “Children’s Classics: Newbery Medal Favorites”

Booking Through Thursday: How I Read

I don’t think I’ve done a BTT in a while, but I saw that my very bestie Ange @ Red Knows How did it this week and I was all, “Someone beat me to a meme!!!” and “Holy crikey, it’s a good one!!!!” so you know I had to stop throwing out random exclamation pointsContinue reading “Booking Through Thursday: How I Read”

“The Dog Ate My Copy Of Jane Eyre,” And Other Lies

I know I was supposed to read Jane Eyre for this… But I confess, bloggy friends, I didn’t finish it. Why? Let’s play that game where I give three lies and one truth and you guess which one is the real reason I didn’t finish reading okay? I couldn’t finish my copy of Jane EyreContinue reading ““The Dog Ate My Copy Of Jane Eyre,” And Other Lies”