Friday Favorite Five: Guilty Pleasure Reads

  Favorite Five Guilty Pleasure Reads First of all....I still haven't had time to make a new banner. Whoops! Eventually. I kind of dislike the term 'guilty pleasure'. Because as far as books go, why are we made to feel ashamed of the things we like to read? If you like something, you like it.... Continue Reading →


The Weather in Books Tag

This is a fun tag I picked up from Kaya at A Fictional Bookworm, another great book blog! If you're not following, definitely recommend checking it out. 😀 Sunshine:  A Book That Made You Smile I loved The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison SO MUCH. I felt such empathy for the main character (I know... Continue Reading →

This Week in Reading: Finishing up Chaos Mages, Lady Astronauts, Ghosts, Witches, and even more Mages!

Last week was a pretty good week in reading for me. At least in audiobooks. I managed to finish up The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris, Traitor's Blade by Sebastien de Castell, and most of Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman all in audio. I also read Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky... Continue Reading →

The Fancy Tea Party Book Club

I've been meaning to write a post about this for a while now but keep getting distracted. Whoops!   I'm not only obsessed with books, but I'm a bit obsessed with tea and tea cups and other assorted china. I love going to antique stores and picking up new things for my collection. Well, after... Continue Reading →

Monthly Wrap Up: July 2018

July has been another busy month for me with lots of social engagements and a whirlwind of doctors appts -- some planned and some unexpected! But, some of that is starting to wind down a bit and hopefully August won't be quite as crazy. I'm disappointed in the number of reviews I got out this... Continue Reading →

Book Review: A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir

Summary: Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger. The Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, is assailed on all sides. Emperor Marcus, haunted by his past, grows increasingly unstable, while the Commandant capitalizes on his madness to bolster her own power. As Helene searches for a way to hold back the... Continue Reading →

This Week in Reading: Finishing up Kate Daniels, Demons, Space Opera, Daughter of Jekyll, and a Bit of a Mystery

This week should be a lot of fun. I'll be reading two books I've very much been looking forward to, as well as one that everyone has said I should enjoy! I also have a short audiobook to read for my bookclub - a mystery. And I still have one book to finish from last... Continue Reading →

My Bad Reading Habits Tag

Hey, another tag! I came across this one at Kelly's blog, Another Book in the Wall (I can't tell you how much I love her blog name--it's perfection really.) Her blog is really great and if you're not already following her you should check it out! Ok, so yes, I do have a few bad reading habits... Continue Reading →

Friday Favorite Five: Bookstores

Since I'm making this a regular feature of the blog going forward I made a new page for it that can be easily located at the top level menu on the navigation bar. This page will have all the upcoming topics and past posts. I have a really corny banner that I threw together, hopefully... Continue Reading →

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