Quick Lit | March 2020

It’s midway through March and perhaps the strangest March I’ve ever witnessed. We got word Friday night that the schools will be closed until April 5 in response to this whole Kovid-19 situation. But why talk about that when we could talk about books instead? I’m linking up with Anne’s Quick Lit series to share the books I’ve read in the past month. That’s actually … Continue reading Quick Lit | March 2020

Top 5 Tuesday: The Alphabet Challenge: Favorite Authors from F to J

This month’s Top 5 Tuesday is dedicated to the alphabet. You can interpret that how you like, according to our host The Bionic Bookworm. This week we are focusing on the letters F, G, H, I and J. I decided to share five of my favorite books by an author with the last name beginning with those letters – specifically the ones that aren’t already blowing … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday: The Alphabet Challenge: Favorite Authors from F to J

Top 5 Tuesday | The Alphabet Challenge : TBR picks from ABCDE

This month’s Top 5 Tuesday is dedicated to the alphabet. You can interpret that how you like, according to our host The Bionic Bookworm. This week we are focusing on the letters A-E. I thought I’d share a book that I already own but haven’t read yet by an author for each letter. So here are the 5 books I own that I’m most excited … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday | The Alphabet Challenge : TBR picks from ABCDE

WWW Wednesday | February 12th

It’s Wednesday so I thought I’d play along with this linkup again. WWW was originally hosted by A Daily Rhythm and revived by Taking on a World of Words. This meme tries to answer the following three questions: What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? What did you finish recently reading? I’m currently listening to Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman … Continue reading WWW Wednesday | February 12th

3 Good Things for February 7th

A couple of years ago my kids and I started sharing three good things about our day before bed each night. It started as a way to help prevent negative dwelling on all the little things but has turned into a beloved bedtime tradition in our house. Each kid shares with me (1) something they enjoyed, (2) something they are proud of, and (3) something … Continue reading 3 Good Things for February 7th

Daybook | January 30th

Outside My Window: It’s another gray morning in Wisconsin. I’m trying not to grumble about the weather because it’s not overly cold and it’s not snowing but it’s been overcast and chilly all week and I miss the sun. I Am Hearing: Literal silence and I gotta be honest, it’s glorious. The kids are at school, the dog is sleeping and I have another hour to … Continue reading Daybook | January 30th

Top 5 Yet to be Released Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2020

I don’t normally keep up with prereleased books but I noticed that I have a handful of them on my Amazon wishlist right now from some of my favorite authors. Then I counted them and realized there were exactly 5, perfect for this week’s Top 5 Tuesday hosted by Bionic Bookworm! So here are the five yet to be released books that I’m looking forward … Continue reading Top 5 Yet to be Released Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2020

1000 Books You May Have Actually Read | My Thoughts and Results

I just filled out this 1000 Books You May Have Actually Read because I’m killing time before picking up the kids from school. I have read 183 of the books on this list. It was a really diverse list – fiction, nonfiction, YA, sci fi, children’s books, classics, horror. My thoughts while scrolling through this were: “Oh I remember this book!” “This one is on … Continue reading 1000 Books You May Have Actually Read | My Thoughts and Results

WWW Wednesday | Jan 22

I haven’t done one of these for awhile. WWW was originally hosted by A Daily Rhythm and revived by Taking on a World of Words. This meme tries to answer the following three questions: What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? What did you finish recently reading? What are you currently reading? Right now I’m reading Always Never Yours by Emily Wibberly … Continue reading WWW Wednesday | Jan 22