The saga continues! Here is the latter half of the ten books I've read in 2019 thus far. Missed the first half? Click here. 6. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien The first time I read the Lord of the Rings series, I think I was too young to appreciate it. I was probably 11… Continue reading 10 Books I Read in 2019 – Part 2
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