Linking up with Tynga’s Reviews for Stacking the Shelves. In the past year, I’ve started buying more books. For a long time, I never bought any books. I was (and still am) an avid library user. Why buy books when you can borrow them? Before my kids were born, I would set aside a couple […]
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 […]
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.) I have to confess: I don’t read much non-fiction. I love to learn and I read plenty of news, blogs, and arcana on the internet (sometimes too much). I often pick up non-fiction books thinking they’d be great topics to learn about, but I find that I have to read […]