Book Review: Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne

I have been burned too many times by classic retellings, and yet I still decided to pick this book up and read it, for two reasons. First, I am a massive fan of Jane Eyre. Jane is one of my favorite protagonists in literature, mostly because she is such a strong character despite her horrible … Continue reading Book Review: Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne

Christmas Songs Book Tag

Christmas Eve is exactly two weeks away from today (Monday, Dec. 10), so I thought I'd do a few book tags this month. Unfortunately, I have searching for some good ones for weeks and had yet to find any I liked, mostly because the questions were pretty generic and ones I've answered multiple times (like … Continue reading Christmas Songs Book Tag

Book Review: Winterfrost by Michelle Houts

This will be the first of many Christmas/winter themes books I will be reading, both this month and probably for the rest of winter. I don't what it is about winter that makes me want to read books set in cold places. Anyway, I was drawn to this book both because of its cover and … Continue reading Book Review: Winterfrost by Michelle Houts

Book Review: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

This book is on pretty much every "top books to read during your lifetime" list. And, after this book sitting forgotten on my bookshelf for a long time (I actually own it on Kindle too, so technically I own two copies), I read it. And I am completely lost for words of this masterpiece! Release: … Continue reading Book Review: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Reading Wrap-Up: November, 2018

This month went...tolerably well. I'm still super behind with my 5 Week, 5 Tomes challenge, but I did read technically 8 books this months. I use the word 'technically' because three of them were crocheting books, which take only a fraction of the time to read. But they are still books, so I'm counting them. … Continue reading Reading Wrap-Up: November, 2018

5 Weeks, 5 Tomes: Week 1 Update

So, it's been one week since I started this challenge (one I created myself on impulse). And things have been...rocky. I blame Thanksgiving and sickness.  I started Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky first, probably because I thought it would be the most challenging. And I'm currently only 170 pages out of 521. That's pretty … Continue reading 5 Weeks, 5 Tomes: Week 1 Update