Ah yes, the holidays. Where people give gifts to each other, or struggle to find something for the person who has everything. Here are some recommendations for what to maybe purchase for your favorite book lover...and possibly writer. Okay, I'm just going to spoil it right now and tell you what to purchase for the … Continue reading Gift Ideas for Book Lovers and Writers
I get anxiety over the weirdest things. Obviously, if anxiety was something you could rationalize away with logic and reason, no one would have anxiety, so it makes sense that my anxiety is sparked with things other people would scoff at. Like when my Goodreads TBR has too many books on it (right now I'm … Continue reading Why I always lowball my annual Goodreads challenge
Oh, my, god. Becky, look at those books.They’re so big.They look like one of those book nerd’s fantasies.But, you know, who understands those book nerds anyway?They only read because they’re like total dorky intellectuals.I mean that book, it’s just so hefty, it’s like, a door-stopper, I mean – gross. Look!They’re just so… THICK!Wallace Yovetich I always feel … Continue reading Chonky Nonfiction That Will Keep You Riveted
Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Tessa has never been the hero of her own story, even though she's written plenty of heroes and happily ever afters in her writing. But she's about to start a new school at a prestigious academy dedicated to cultivating fine minds and she's really nervous. Because she's never … Continue reading Book Review: Happily Ever Afters
Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan 🌺🌺🌺/5 On her first day on the island of Capri, Lucie Churchill (yes, one of those Churchills) sets her eyes on George Zao, and finds an instant attraction. They spend time together during her vacation, and ultimately she gives him up, torn between how her WASP family would view her relationship … Continue reading Book Review: Sex and Vanity
Between starting a new job (I'm a full librarian now!), buying a house and getting altogether slumpy with The Dragon Republic, I am so far behind on my August TBR that it's not even funny. Note to future me: don't do this again. Or plan better. Communication with wife is key. Note to second-half-of August … Continue reading Mid-Month Musings: August 2019
I've been on the fence about starting a book blog for a while now, and honestly I don't have a general clue what I'm doing with this website. So bear with me (for the maybe one or two people who stumble across this thing) and let's see what happens.