What My Kids Are Reading This Summer

Summer vacation is in full swing here and for us that means copious amounts of reading and trips to the library. We’re taking advantage of all the things our library has to offer this summer from arts and crafts events for tweens to outdoor Quidditch games for teens, summer reading programs, adult reading programs, andContinue reading “What My Kids Are Reading This Summer”

Book Review: Renegades by Marissa Meyer

  About the Book: Title: Renegades by Marissa Meyer Genre: YA / Fantasy Page Count: 563 (kindleedition) Here’s the blurb from goodreads.com: The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies—humans with extraordinary abilities—who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain aContinue reading “Book Review: Renegades by Marissa Meyer”

Top 5 YA Love Stories

I’m linking up with Bionic Bookworm for this week’s Top 5 Tuesday. This week’s theme is romantic reads. 🥰🥰🥰 I wanted to showcase some of my favorite love stories over the past few years. Mostly YA, some fantasy but mostly contemporary. These are not quite “romance novels” – more “love story” because that’s what IContinue reading “Top 5 YA Love Stories”

What I’ve Been Reading Lately | January & February

My reading habits for 2019 have definitely been of the slow and steady variety but I seem to be falling into a steady rhythm finally and getting back to my bookish self. The two big things which have helped are : 1) Just reading what I love and not worrying about finishing a book thatContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading Lately | January & February”

19 Books I’d Like To Read This Year.

Well we’re 21 days into the new year and so far I’ve only finished one book, Jeneration X by Jen Lancaster (so good!). But I’m dabbling in a few books right now and have a lot of books on my horizon for 2019. I’m planning on joining Modern Mrs. Darcy’s 2019 Reading Challenge this year.Continue reading “19 Books I’d Like To Read This Year.”

How to Celebrate the “Icelandic Book Flood” with your family on Christmas Eve.

I think everyone on the internet is familiar with the Icelandic  jólabókaflóð or the Christmas Book Flood. Since WWII, Icelanders began a tradition born of necessity really, in which they exchange books on Christmas Eve and then spend the remainder of the evening reading at home. Obviously the introvert in me is obsessed with all ofContinue reading “How to Celebrate the “Icelandic Book Flood” with your family on Christmas Eve.”

The 5 Books from Owl Crates Past That I Want To Read Next

Confession time: I have too many books. I know, this is a shocking revelation. Despite my efforts to keep my book collection in check, there always seems to be more books coming in than getting read. This afternoon I decided to look through all of the Owl Crate books that I’ve received over the lastContinue reading “The 5 Books from Owl Crates Past That I Want To Read Next”