I’m linking up with The Broke and the Bookish for Top Ten Tuesday. I’ve mentioned before that I’m not always on top of new releases, so most of the books I’ve read this year are not brand new. A couple listed here are re-reads (Anne of Green Gables and Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone—though […]
I read a lot, and for the most part I read for fun and escape. I try not to feel pressure to read books just because I feel like I “should” read them, and you’ll almost never find me rushing out to buy the latest bestseller. Unless something about the story has really captured my […]
My five-year-old has been hard at work this week on a book she’s writing and illustrating. In lieu of all of her screen time, she instead huddled over a small Frozen notebook and wrote her story. It’s about a cat chasing a dog. Then she illustrated the story. All 44 pages of it. But she […]
While I can be on-board with the whole dystopia-with-a-teenager-saving-the-world thing, it’s the stories of societal collapse written on a smaller scale that stick with me. Sometimes in very weird ways.
“The book is better than the movie.” How many times have you said this (a bit smugly, admit it!) after watching a movie or TV adaptation of a book you love? For die-hard fans of particular books, that disappointment in on-screen adaptations feels inevitable. While there are a few exceptions where the movie is better […]
(Note: This post contains affiliate links.) At the end of each month, I’ll be wrapping up what I’ve been reading, watching, and writing. Since much of May was occupied by blog setup and it’s already June, I thought I’d add a little extra and cover both April and May in this first one. Linking up […]