Feb 04 2016

Harry Potter Moment of the Week: Rename the Books from Dumbledore’s Perspective

The HP Moment of the Week is a weekly meme created by Leah @ Uncorked Thoughts and Micheline @ Lunar Rainbows Reviews.

My bestie Susie joins me for these posts and her comments are in regular type, while mine are in bold.

Rename the books from Dumbledore’s point-of-view

Harry Potter and …

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Jan 19 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: New to my TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. 

Top Ten Tuesday: New to my TBR

My TTT this week is broken up into 2 sections: new reads and series I’ve added to my reread TBR for the year. Because I’m still focusing on rereading, I like to add …

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Jan 12 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: 2015 Releases I Didn’t Get To

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. 

Top Ten 2015 Releases I Didn’t Get To

  • Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
  • I’ve got this on hold at the library – I think I’ll like it, because I liked Amie Kaufman and …

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    Jan 11 2016

    Review: “Crimson Bound” by Rosamund Hodge

    I was hoping for another book like Cruel Beauty but Crimson Bound was just a little odd for me. First, I didn’t know it was also based off another fairy tale called “The Girl with No Hands,” which Hodge mentions in the acknowledgments. Since this was more obviously a Little Red Riding Hood retelling, the …

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    Jan 07 2016

    2015 Library Savings

    Back in my baby days of blogging, I read this fantastic and inspiring post by Karen @ Sassy Monkey Reads where she totaled up her library savings and got to $1300! I felt inspired to do the same, and have done so each year since.

    My tallies for 2010 and 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

    In 2015 …

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    Jan 06 2016

    Why you need to read The Wizard of Oz series by L. Frank Baum

    Most people are familiar with the story of “The Wizard of Oz” but haven’t read the entire Oz series. Yes, there’s a series! L. Frank Baum wrote 14 Oz books, delving into the world of Oz and all of its nooks and crannies. It’s delightfully absurd, heartfelt, and still one of my favorite series to …

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    Jan 04 2016

    Looking Back at 2015 Goals

    Back in December 2014, I made some goals for my reading/blogging life in 2015. They were:

    1. To decrease my GoodReads challenge number to 100 so that I could reread more 2. Savor the books I read 3. Keep doing “Can We Talk?” posts 4. Library it up! 5. Post whatever I want, whenever I …

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    Dec 22 2015

    Top Ten Tuesday: Winter 2015 TBR

    Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. 

    So this topic isn’t actually *scheduled* as far as I can tell, but I love these quarterly TBR topics because it gives me something to work toward all year and helps me prioritize my anticipated reads! …

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    Dec 16 2015

    Top Ten Tuesday: Best of 2015

    Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. 

    Top Ten Tuesday: Best New Books I Read in 2015

    Honorable Mentions:

    I struggle with books that are amazing but at the same time, I know I won’t reread, because for me, a top favorite 4 or 5 star …

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    Dec 11 2015

    Top Ten Tuesday: New-to-Me Authors

    Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. 

    I know it’s not Tuesday, and I didn’t post ten things, but MWAHAHAHA TRY AND STOP ME NOW KIDS.

    Top Five New-to-Me Authors

    2015 was a year of lots of rereads (yay! That was one of …

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