I have been seeing the word Tsundoku bouncing around on the internet a lot lately. Some book people are in love with this "new" word. Apparently the word is used to describe the action of buying reading materials followed by letting them pile up and never reading them. This activity has been talked about for… Continue reading Tsundoku or I swear I’m not a book hoarder
A brief overview of my love for the author Jessica Day George.
You know, when it rains it pours. I have been battling with that ridiculous cold that is going around and it is making it difficult for me to sleep at night. The only upside of insomnia is surplus time to read. Unfortunately, every book I picked up was uninspiring. Finally I took myself, sick and… Continue reading Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
February 9th is National Pizza Day. How great are these National Days for foods? Now I have to have pizza tonight. It's not my fault my healthy eating is going sideways - this is for America! Beyond making plans to stuff my face with the best food ever I also pulled one of my favorite… Continue reading Playing for Pizza by John Grisham
I love books that become movies. There are whole lists of books you can read "before they come to the theatre." And, there are people (I used to be one of them) who would never dream of watching a movie before reading the book. Realistically, there are only a handful of movies that I believe have… Continue reading The Lion in Winter by James Goldman
Look at my beautiful book log. Are you impressed? You shouldn't be. This is 1 week of books and then I just forgot to write them down. I didn't even finish writing down Paper and Fire. I do this all of the time. I think I have a dozen journals, a list on my phone and… Continue reading Book Logs
I do not enjoy post-apocalyptic stories mostly because I am woefully underprepared for any sort of apocalyptic event. And, I completely overthink all of the hardships that come with the apocalypse. Do they still have coffee? Where are they finding hygiene products!?! I worry. However, Henry Neff wrote the eminently enjoyable Tapestry series and I loved… Continue reading Impyrium by Henry H. Neff