With the holidays swiftly approaching, you might be thinking to yourself: what should I buy the bookworm in my life? How do I make my beloved introvert leap for joy? As a noted bookworm and introvert, I'm here to give you some ideas.
Claire and Marshall of Halloweens Past Happy Halloween, friends! In honor of the spookiest holiday, I thought I'd give you a list of some of my favorite chill-inducing books, at varying levels of scariness. The Exorcist by William Blatty If you're looking for a truly horrific read, this is a great place to start. The… Continue reading Spoooooky Reads
“Some people see a magic trick and say, “Impossible!” They clap their hands, turn over their money, and forget about it ten minutes later. Other people ask how it worked. They go home, get into bed, toss and turn, wondering how it was done. It takes them a good night’s sleep to forget all about… Continue reading Postmortem: Six of Crows
One of my favorite books ever is turning 5 today -- Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl.
The one saving grace of international flights is this: uninterrupted reading time. I'm finally back on track with my Goodreads challenge, and it's all thanks to being stuck in a flying tin can for twelve hours. Instead of doing a long post for each of these, I decided to do one post with three quick responses.… Continue reading Postmortem: Three Books I Read on a Plane
Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is natural that such an earth-shaking event, a piece of history that revealed the deep capacity for evil that lies within human nature, would inspire a seemingly bottomless well of responsive art. As a lover of historical fiction, I have read a fair few books about World War II… Continue reading Book Review: Lilac Girls
A year ago today, Across the Formidable Sea became available for purchase on Amazon. In the year since it's earned 22 reviews on Amazon with an average 4.6 stars. On Goodreads, it has 30 and an average 4.37. It's been purchased over 500 times in more than 3 countries. My words. My ideas. It's utterly humbling.