The Book Blogger Memory Challenge

A couple weeks ago, I came across this challenge on the web. I found it here, but when I tried to find the original creator, the link didn't work. I've probably never mentioned this one my blog, but I have an absolutely horrible memory. I have a great short-term memory, but if you ask me … Continue reading The Book Blogger Memory Challenge

Book Review: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

Ever since I read Something Wicked This Way Comes in October of last year, I've been wanting to read more books by Ray Bradbury. He is such a unique and sensual writer (sensual meaning describing the senses of a scene in ways I rarely see). And I finally managed to read this book. Now I … Continue reading Book Review: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

Do I Have That Book Challenge

I've been meaning to do this challenge for months, since Lysi from Living One Day @ a Time did it last November. But due to me being busy and then moving (during which time my books were all packed), I wasn't able to do this challenge. But today I can! The main idea of this … Continue reading Do I Have That Book Challenge

Book Review: The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo

I don't usually anticipate books coming out anymore, because usually I end up getting my hopes up for nothing. But this book looked particularly good, both by the synopsis and the cover, so I decided to read it. And several months after it came out (because I never do anything quickly), I finally read it. … Continue reading Book Review: The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo

Aesthetically Pleasing Book Tag

I know I've been doing a book tag a week for the last few weeks, but it's mostly because I've been so busy with moving I haven't had a chance to brainstorm blog ideas, or even think in general. Though, hopefully, this is going to be the last book tag for a while. I discovered … Continue reading Aesthetically Pleasing Book Tag

Reading Wrap-up: April, 2019

What with spending most of my time on my move last month, I only read eight books and two short stories in April. Hopefully, since the move will be over in about a week, I'll have more time to absorb books. Until then, I left Minnesota behind today and am making the long drive currently … Continue reading Reading Wrap-up: April, 2019

Book Review: Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve

This book has been on my peripheral for a few years, but it wasn't on the top of my list until I say the trailer for the movie adaptation in 2018. The trailer looked interesting and though the movie got pretty bad reviews, it made me curious to read the book. So, here I am … Continue reading Book Review: Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve

Contenders for the Second Book Curse

We've all felt that sensation as readers. You discover a book and fall in love with it. Everything is perfect. Then you learn it's the first book of the series. And you wait with anticipated breath for the second book to be released (or be delivered to your library, if you discover a series already … Continue reading Contenders for the Second Book Curse

Book Reviews: A Hero Born (Legends of the Condor Heroes #1) by Jin Yong

I have mentioned this frequently on my blog before, but I am a massive fan of Chinese dramas, especially Wuxia dramas. Wuxia pretty much combins martial arts with heroes (wu 武 meaning military and xia 俠 meaning hero or chivalrous person). Probably the most famous Wuxia author is China was Louis Cha, who wrote under … Continue reading Book Reviews: A Hero Born (Legends of the Condor Heroes #1) by Jin Yong

Throwback Book Review: Cecelia and Kate by Patricia C. Wrede & Caroline Stevermer

Have you ever wanted to read a series which combines the magical humor of Howl's Moving Castle and the romantic Regency of Jane Austen? Well, if so, this series is for you! I fell in love with this series just around the time the third book was published (so around 2006 or 2007), which means … Continue reading Throwback Book Review: Cecelia and Kate by Patricia C. Wrede & Caroline Stevermer