Top 5 Tuesday: The Alphabet Challenge | Books To Look Forward To in 2020 (U-Z)

In which I bend all the rules. It’s time for Top 5 Tuesday hosted by Bionic Bookworm and we’ve finally made it to the last week of the alphabet challenge! Today’s post starts off wonky from the bat because there are 6 letters. Then it gets weirder because it’s comprised of the letters U, V,Continue reading “Top 5 Tuesday: The Alphabet Challenge | Books To Look Forward To in 2020 (U-Z)”

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 shareContinue reading “Quick Lit | March 2020”

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 theContinue reading “Top 5 Yet to be Released Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2020”

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”

Read Aloud Book Rec: Little Red Gliding Hood by Tara Lazar

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 brainContinue reading “Read Aloud Book Rec: Little Red Gliding Hood by Tara Lazar”

Summer Reading 2018: Choose Your Own Adventure (Free Printable)

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 andContinue reading “Summer Reading 2018: Choose Your Own Adventure (Free Printable)”

Book Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass

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 sheContinue reading “Book Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass”

Book Review: My Lady Jane

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 startContinue reading “Book Review: My Lady Jane”