The Literary Dinner Party Tag

We’re all familiar with the idea of a dream dinner party, yes? This tag takes that idea of coming up with the perfect guest list that isn’t set in reality – i.e. famous people, dead people, etc. are all allowed – but in this tag all of the people are fictional! Who would you inviteContinue reading “The Literary Dinner Party Tag”

Audio Books: Do You Like Fiction, Nonfiction or just Jim Dale?

I have had a love / hate relationship with audio books over the years. Every now and then I come across a book with such an excellent narrator that I become enthralled and think, “Audio books are the BEST!” and decide I’m going to listen to them all the time. But it turns out thatContinue reading “Audio Books: Do You Like Fiction, Nonfiction or just Jim Dale?”

6 Books I’m Reading Right Now

I’m having a weird reading month (or months) as I can’t seem to commit to any books outright. It’s not uncommon for me to read two or three books at once but usually one of them is a clear front runner and takes up most of my time. Right now I’m reading many, many booksContinue reading “6 Books I’m Reading Right Now”

Top 5 Cozy Autumn Reads.

I’ve been living that autumn life for almost a month now, with the kids back to school, but the calendar recently announced the official start to the season. Now I can drink my Pumpkin Spice Latte without reservation. #basiciknow This week’s prompt for Top 5 Tuesday, hosted by Shanah @ Bionic Bookworm, is cozy fallContinue reading “Top 5 Cozy Autumn Reads.”

Top 5 | Fantasy Series To Get Carried Away With

This week’s Top 5 Tuesday theme is fantasy books, which is one of my favorite genres. I thought I would specifically highlight 5 of my favorite fantasy series. Because the only thing better than a great book is more great books, amiright? Firstly, the required reading: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. RowlingContinue reading “Top 5 | Fantasy Series To Get Carried Away With”

What I’ve Been Reading | September

I’ve had a somewhat slow burning month of reading, if we’re going to be honest. I seem to be flitting from book to book quite a bit, especially on my Kindle where I have finished nothing for ages. But I did finish two books on my nightstand in the past month or so and theyContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading | September”

Top 5 Tuesday | 5 Funniest Books

I feel like it’s been a million years since I’ve participated in Top 5 Tuesday, hosted by Bionic Book Worm. I loved the prompt this week and had an hour to spare – so here I am!! This week’s prompt is 5 Books That Made You Laugh. I love a good comedy – and thereContinue reading “Top 5 Tuesday | 5 Funniest Books”

Book Review: My Plain Jane (The Lady Janies #2)

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 governessContinue reading “Book Review: My Plain Jane (The Lady Janies #2)”