For the last snow day, I suggested you pick up a classic you’ve been putting off. Today, why not throw it back to one of these childhood classics that is perfect for a winter day?
Snow days are the best for readers because they are basically a bonus reading day. A whole, unexpected day to curl up with tea or coffee or hot chocolate and read while watching lovely snow out your window
This year’s Oscar nominations are full of movies that started their lives as books. With so many adaptations being made, it gets a bit overwhelming to attempt to read everything first. There are so many questions. Is the movie any good? Does it ruin the book if I saw the movie first? Is the book worth […]
Valentine’s Day tends to make people feel sentimental and mushy. I like flowers and romance just fine, but what about the literary pairings that are just painful to read? Skip the perfect ones, let’s talk about the bad literary couples…the insufferable ones. From the comically mismatched and unfortunate to the horribly annoying and the criminally insane, this is […]
Whether you are single, in a relationship, happily married, an avid hater of V-day, a classic romantic, an advocate of Gal-entine’s Day, or indifferent, I think we all can agree that any excuse to receive and give book related gifts is something to celebrate.
Once at a social mixer, I was asked what I most wanted in ten years. Without hesitation I said that I wanted enough shelves for my books. It’s been 4 years since then and I’m still far from my goal. Beyond our three overflowing bookshelves, we have books stacked on most spare surfaces in our apartment.
By random happenstance, I read two fantastic post-apocalyptic, literary fiction adult books this month. I’ll highlight all the important aspects of a post-apocalyptic novel—shall we compare apocalypses (apocalypsi)?