Tag: book reviews

Happy 2018!

THIS is the year I will blog reg—nope, not making that commitment again. Each year, I’ve been a slightly more active blogger than the year before so my aim is just to keep this modest improvement going. That said, I do have a few…

Reading Bingo: 2017

I was pondering the best way to do a 2017 wrap-up post when I saw this awesome bingo card over on Cleopatra Loves Books. She says anyone can join in, so here’s my list and I hope to see many other lists pop up…

Mini Reviews (Halloween Edition)

A lot of people ask me to recommend creepy books this time of year. I wasn’t able to do this until recently because I didn’t often read scary stuff. As a kid, I ran out of the room if a trailer for a horror…

20 Books of Summer 2017: Wrap Up

A new personal best! Summers pass faster now than when I was a kid. By the time I hit Publish on this post, I’ll be mulling next year’s list and it’ll be June again soon. But before I bid farewell to this year’s list,…

Monthly Round-up: August 2017

Whew. August was a crazy month! The 20 Books of Summer 2017 reading challenge ends on September 3, which means I’ve got four books to finish reading in a short amount of time. Is it the weekend yet? Books Reviewed: The Bedlam Stacks by…

Monthly Round-up: July 2017

With just one month to go in the 20 Books of Summer 2017 challenge, I need to pick up the pace with my reviews. I’m running a bit off schedule, but I don’t feel too bad about it. I’ve been making huge strides in…

Monthly Round-up: June 2017

I’m pretty pleased with my start on the summer: I’ve read 7 books towards the 20 Books of Summer 2017 reading challenge. I still have a high daily page count to deal with, but it hasn’t gone up since the start of the summer. Not…

20 Books of Summer 2017: Sign Up

My favorite reading challenge is back! Cathy at 746 Books is hosting her annual 20 Books of Summer reading challenge. It’s just like it sounds: read 20 books—any 20 books—between June 1 and September 3, 2017 (visit Cathy’s site for more information). This is…

Monthly Round-up: May 2017

It’s good to have a light month before the 20 Books of Summer 2017 reading challenge, but more on that June 1… (so excited!) Books Reviewed: The North Water by Ian McGuire (4.8) Minds of Winter by Ed O’Loughlin (3.8) House of Names by Colm…

Monthly Round-up: February 2016

I read quite a bit this month and it wasn’t until I compiled the list that I noticed all my February books were written by women. I’m still rationing out the Christie, two others were read for April (am attempting a “theme” month, stay…

Monthly Round-up: January 2017

How is it the end of January already? Books Read: –Murder of the Century by Paul Collins –The Sellout by Paul Beatty –The Bullet Catch by John Gaspard –The Miser’s Dream by John Gaspard –Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie Reviews Posted: –The…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Like all previous years, my New Year’s resolution is┬áto blog regularly. But this year, I’ve got a running start. I spent the final months of 2016 storing up reviews; by continuing to work ahead and schedule posts, I hope to create…