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 of … Continue reading How to Celebrate the “Icelandic Book Flood” with your family on Christmas Eve.
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 last … Continue reading The 5 Books from Owl Crates Past That I Want To Read Next
You know when your kid brings a book to you for story time and you have never seen it before in your life and have no earthly idea where it came from and they're like, "Duh mom, we've had this forever." Maybe this is a sign that I have #bookworm problems or that my brain … Continue reading Read Aloud Book Rec: Little Red Gliding Hood by Tara Lazar
A couple of years ago I started making summer reading challenges for my kids because I found the programs at the library a little lacking / redundant for a family of bookworms. My kids don't need encouragement to read in the summer so keeping track of pages and titles seemed unnecessarily tedious for us and … Continue reading Summer Reading 2018: Choose Your Own Adventure (Free Printable)
The Crown by Kiera Cass (The Selection #5) Page Count: 278 Published: May 3rd 2016 When Eadlyn became the first princess of Illéa to hold her own Selection, she didn’t think she would fall in love with any of her thirty-five suitors. She spent the first few weeks of the competition counting down the days until she … Continue reading Book Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass
My Lady Jane by coauthors Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows Page Count: 512 (hardcover) Published: June 7, 2016 I read a lot of books. Some of them I really enjoy, some of them I have to kind of drag myself through for one reason or another. Other books literally consume me from start … Continue reading Book Review: My Lady Jane
Go Mama O challenged me to a 3 Day Quote Challenge. The rules are stupid simple: Just post a favorite quote for 3 consecutive days and nominate three others to do the same! For Today's post, I'm sharing a quote from John Green about the evangelical impulse that we readers sometimes have when it comes to … Continue reading 3 Day Quote Challenge: On Reading
Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday they post a new Top Ten list prompt. This week’s prompt is… Ten Reasons you love “X”. I wasn't sure which author to base my top ten list off of so I started this post by trying to write ten things I loved … Continue reading Ten Reasons I Love Rainbow Rowell
This tag and the amazing scroll images were created by Kim @ Kimberly Faye Reads. I saw it at Mom's Radius recently and even though it's massively long, the Harry Potter allure and fun scrolls were so unique, I couldn't resist. So let's dive off the deep end, shall we? An Upcoming Release You Wish You … Continue reading Harry Potter Spells Book Tag.