I’m very late to this revelation and I have no idea why I waited so long. I constantly see ads for popular audio book companies on YouTube, and I know how many people enjoy reading them, but for some reason I thought I wouldn’t enjoy it. I think this is because I have always preferred… Continue reading I Listened to My First Audio book!
As a human vessel for an ancient spirit, Sandis lives no ordinary life. At the command of her master, she can be transformed against her will into his weapon—a raging monster summoned to do his bidding. Unlike other vessels, Sandis can host extremely powerful spirits, but hosting such creatures can be fatal. To stay alive,… Continue reading Smoke & Summons by Charlie N. Holmberg –Review
Does anyone else remember the Animorph books? Those kids books with the amazing covers showing different kids (in very late 90’s styles) transforming into various animals. The best part of these 'morphs' was the wonderful the in-between phases of kid into animal, which produced so many hilarious images. I have always remembered loving these books.… Continue reading Did Anyone Actually Read The Animorph Books?
The classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genre. First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar… Continue reading The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson –Review
Getting annoyed because the New Microsoft Word helpfully informs me to be more concise in my writing-- constantly. I understand this would be helpful for scholarly and academic writing, but this is a book blog; I don’t need this computer sass. I need to be succinct in my writing for classes, I so I like… Continue reading The Dangers of Book Blogging #382
Now that it is finally October and it’s actually starting to feel like fall, I wanted to talk about seasonal reading. In particular I'd love to know if anyone else collects books to read at particular times of the year. Before this year I honestly don’t think the season affected my reading habits too much… Continue reading Do You Save Books for Certain Times of the Year? –A Bookish Discussion
Scheduling blog posts weeks in advance and feeling really good about putting out consistent scheduling! Then once the post is published and you start to get comments on the post realising you have completely forgotten the topic of the post, and promptly go to read your own writing to figure out what you said. … Continue reading The Dangers of Book Blogging #0004
There's something nasty in suburbia. In these deliciously dark tales, the daily commute turns into a nightmarish game of hide and seek, the loving wife hides homicidal thoughts and the concerned citizen might just be an infamous serial killer. In the haunting world of Shirley Jackson, nothing is as it seems and nowhere is safe,… Continue reading Dark Tales by Shirley Jackson–Review
Collecting a strange box of book-ish props for your photos. I have way too many fake flowers, tiny pumpkin decorations, fabric backgrounds, paper flowers, and old book pages all collected together, it’s a lot. And it is far too easy to justify buying more. Please let me know if you think this series is… Continue reading The Dangers of Book Blogging #32129
Your neighbors seeing you taking odd photos of books, coffee and pumpkins in your ground level window. I'm normally taking pictures from above, while standing on my bed. So, I'm sure it looks...interesting! I’ve gotten a few looks, but that’s fine-- I've just moved out today😊 I imagine it won't be long until my… Continue reading The Dangers of Book Blogging #2121