Given the stressful circumstances that many of us now find ourselves in, I thought that today I would share many, many books about dealing with and overcoming uncertainty. Each book listed is linked to a post or review that I've written about it (if there is one), in case you want to learn more or … Continue reading (many, many) books about dealing with and overcoming uncertainty
Dear Longbourn by Jo Baker, I've had my eye on you for a while. When I was in high school I worked as a page at my local library, and I would often pick you up when I walked by you on the shelf and read your inside flap, intrigued by your basic premise. A … Continue reading Dear LONGBOURN by Jo Baker: An unconventional companion to Pride and Prejudice
Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a genre freebie. Since times are quite strange right now--certainly the strangest times that I've ever lived through--I'm going to share the ten strangest books I've ever read. This doesn't mean that these books are bad, just a bit... bizarre. I've … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Strangest Books I've Read
It's undeniable that we live in strange, strange times. With a virus spreading like wildfire and people being told to stay in their homes, it can feel like we're all stuck in one of those end-of-the-world novels (Stephen King's The Stand, anyone?). But amidst the chaos and uncertainty, those of us in some form of … Continue reading 8 Tips for Being a Student When You're Social-Distancing
Dear 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff: It seems fitting that I write this review in the form of a letter to you, since you yourself are a book comprised of letters. I honestly don't even know where to begin. Many fellow bookworms recommended that I read you, so many that one actually offered … Continue reading Dear 84, CHARING CROSS ROAD by Helene Hanff: YOU MAKE MY INNER BOOKWORM SO HAPPY.
In this series, I recommend five classics each month that remind me of that particular time of the year. For March I've decided to focus on a theme of change. Not only is the weather changing this time of year where I live, allowing our frozen bones to thaw, but unfortunate circumstances around the world … Continue reading 5 Classics for March
Dear Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell: I have some mixed feelings about you. It's taken me a while to work them out, but I think I'll finally be able to articulate them. Your general premise is so, so interesting. Your tagline--What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know--speaks for itself. What sorts … Continue reading TALKING TO STRANGERS by Malcolm Gladwell: An obvious discovery?
Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is to share ten authors that have a fun social media presence. However, I don't really follow many authors on social media these days. Instead, I'm going to share ten authors of classics that I wish could have been on social … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Wish Were On Social Media (Classics Edition!)
Hello, bookworms! I hope everyone is having a great March so far! Today I'm back to recommend some posts that I've really enjoyed lately. Here are some fantastic posts that I've come across: Literary Fiction I Actually Like | The Orangutan Librarian. This post shares several works of literary fiction that the blogger actually enjoys, … Continue reading SUNDAY SHOUT OUTS! | 4
February has come and gone, taking with it many ups and downs and a few great books. Even though there was an additional day in February this year (happy belated leap day!) this month still whizzed by. Here's what I was up to in February: Unfortunately, I had very little time to read in February. … Continue reading FEBRUARY 2020 | Wrap-Up