Can you spell "December" using the first letter of book titles?
I had a plan for this post to be much more detailed and to talk about the reasons I am glad I read these authors recently, but as I'm currently trying not to drown in a fairly massive research-based school project, that didn't end up being feasible. Please know that the following authors are ones... Continue Reading →
Hello, Reader. I'm running a bit low on time to blog these days because of school work, so for a little while I may not be writing as many substantial introductions to my posts as I used to. Instead we're just going to jump into the meat of the post. Enjoy!
Happy Friday and first day of October! If you're viewing this post in your email or the WordPress Reader, I hope you'll stop by the blog itself at least briefly to see the seasonal banner I put up. I had a lot of fun making a handful of seasonal banners last year during some of... Continue Reading →
WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme currently hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. The three W’s stand for the following questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? To participate, make a post or comment answering the three questions, link up to the host (Sam)’s post, and check out... Continue Reading →
Someone mentioned that as of September 1, the "meteorological summer" was over. That led me on a fun Google rabbit trail of the difference between meteorological and astrological seasons, but it doesn't change the fact that here in Oklahoma the temperature is still well into the 90's and the heat index is over 100 nearly... Continue Reading →
Today's post participates in #6DegreesofSeparation hosted by Kate at booksaremyfavouriteandbest. The gist is that everyone starts with the same book, then finds another book that relates to it somehow, then one that relates to the second, until you’ve got a chain of six additional books. It’s a twist on the theory that every person on earth can somehow be connected to any other person in six or fewer steps, and provides an opportunity to talk about random books we love (or don’t).
The amount of books on my TBR (to be read) list has gotten nearly out of hand. To address this, I write a post featuring ten books from it approximately once a week. As I go through the list, I will evaluate each book and decide whether or not it still belongs. Perhaps as my list (hopefully) shrinks, you will find a few books to add to your own!
It's finally here - the last day of 2020. I know a lot of people are really looking forward to today and the year that starts tomorrow, but honestly, I don't have strong feelings about it. I'm excited to start working on new goals and to see what the year brings, though. But before we can start working on next year's plans, it's time to wrap up this month and the Literary Christmas Reading Challenge.
I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and weekend, Readers! It certainly was an abnormal Christmas, but I still made memories that I will cherish forever, and I hope you did, too. From a virtual Secret Santa party with friends from college to a socially-distanced Christmas Eve service to relaxing on my own birthday, it's been a full and meaningful season to me, regardless of the craziness.