Announcing New Monday Mini Series: Virtual Library Road Trip

Happy Monday, Readers! Whatever you're up to this week, I hope it starts out well for you. There's nothing particularly exciting on my schedule for this week aside from a stack of surprisingly thick juvenile fiction books. Hopefully they won't take more than two or three days each, but we'll see. I've been sitting on... Continue Reading →

Monday Mini: My Favorite Things of Summer

Hello, Readers! A note before we get into the meat of todays post: This post is not 100% bookish. Feel free to gasp, clutch your hands together, and whisper "the horror!" dramatically. Okay, melodrama done? Read on, and I think you'll like what I have in mind. Today I want to focus on building community... Continue Reading →

Monday Mini 3/11/2019

Happy Monday!  Today's Monday Mini asks you to look at reading with a slightly different lens from what I expect to be most people's default. Often, we look at reading as a way to escape the world, and there is nothing wrong with that! However, there can be caustic effects from our go-away-I'm-reading attitude. It... Continue Reading →

Mood Boosting Music (Monday Mini 2/18/2019)

Hey y'all! For those of you who may be new or unfamiliar with the concept, Monday Mini is a frequent feature here on Reviews From the Stacks where I write a short post about something I hope will bring a smile to your face. My goal is to give you something good in your Monday,... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Literary Puns: Monday Mini 2-10-19

Good morning y'all! Today's Monday Mini post is a compilation of some of the best Literary Puns I have come across recently. I hope these bring you a smile, a chuckle, or at least a non-aggravated eye roll! Top 5 Literary Puns (That I Have Recently Come Across): Why is John Milton terrible to invite... Continue Reading →

Monday Mini Motivation 1/21/19: MLK Day

Today we take time to recognize and remember the life and message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His words should hit each of us deeply, and cause us to take another look at the world around us and our place in it. His life is not one that can be casually appreciated, while failing... Continue Reading →

Monday Mini Motivation

Happy first Monday of 2019! Are you starting any resolutions, new habits, or projects this year? Monday Minis in January (possibly longer) are going to focus on encouragement and motivation. I hope this gives you a boost for keeping up with your goals/resolutions/etc!     Is there a Bible verse, quote, or song that you... Continue Reading →

Monday Mini Photography 11/26/18

Hello again readers! I hope your weekend was long and calming, filled with family, food, and celebration (regardless of whether you're in the USA and celebrated Thanksgiving). It's time for another Monday Mini; here's a reminder of this month's theme and prompts: November 20 "Series that ends/ended this year" So, I don't own physical copies... Continue Reading →

Monday Mini Photo Drop 11/19/18

Hey y'all! Monday has come again, which means it is time for another photo drop with the pictures I took for #AllTheBooksNov18 this past week. Enjoy! Here are the daily photo prompts for the month:   And here are this week's pictures:   Nov 13 "Books & Apples" So, I went to the kitchen, and... Continue Reading →

Monday Mini Mystery #6

Good morning! It is time for week six of Monday Mini Mysteries! This is the last short story mystery I will be posting in this series, and I hope to leave you going "hmmm..." at the end of this one. It is inspired by two sentences: "In a bookshop, she sees a book with her... Continue Reading →

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