Bookish (and not so bookish) Thoughts

Bookish and Not-So-Bookish Thoughts is a weekly blogging event hosted by Bookishly Boisterous. It allows book bloggers (and non-book bloggers) to write about pretty much anything, bookish or otherwise (i.e. share exciting plans for the weekend, rants on things they’ve encountered during the week, …

My Favorite .. Time to Blog

My Favorite.. is a weekly meme hosted by Maureen’s Books. In this meme we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it.. The world can be a dark place and it’s time to share something positive. For more info: My Favorite Meme.
This week's topic: Time to Blog
I gues…

Tell Me Something Tuesday

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a weekly discussion created by Rainy Day Ramblings. What are some long running series that you would like to try? Similar theme as last week, but more detailed! For me, I'm going to consider "long running" to either mean series that have at least 5 books …

All Things Wise and Wonderful - James Herriot

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Summary (from goodreads):
The third volume in the multimillion copy bestselling series

Readers adored James Herriot's tales of his life as a Yorkshire animal doctor in All Creatures Great and Small and All Things Bright and Beautiful. Now here's a third d…

Book Blogger Hop: Aug 25th - 31st

Book Blogger Hop Have you ever read a book written in a foreign language you might be fluent in, and then read the same book in English? -Maria @ A Night's Dream of Books

I only speak English, so, yeah. no. :( 
That does sound kind of fun. I have read a fan translation of one of my all time favo…

Bookish (and not so bookish!) Thoughts

Bookish and Not-So-Bookish Thoughts is a weekly blogging event hosted by Bookishly Boisterous. It allows book bloggers (and non-book bloggers) to write about pretty much anything, bookish or otherwise (i.e. share exciting plans for the weekend, rants on things they’ve encountered during the week, …

My Favorite .. Drink To Read With

My Favorite.. is a weekly meme hosted by Maureen’s Books. In this meme we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it.. The world can be a dark place and it’s time to share something positive. For more info: My Favorite Meme.
This week's topic: Drink To Read With

Tell Me Something Tuesday

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a weekly discussion created by Rainy Day Ramblings. Who are some authors you have been meaning to read?
Oh, so many.

I don't really read by author, but by book. This list was quite a bit longer, but I cut it down to only include a few authors who have more than one…

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? - Mindy Kaling

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Summary (from goodreads):
Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone …

Book Blogger Hop: August 18th - 24th

Book Blogger Hop When you enter an unfamiliar house or apartment for the first time, do you feel disappointed if you don't see any bookshelves, or books on the coffee table?Maria @ A Night's Dream of Books Maybe at one point, but not so much anymore.  Bookshelves aren't an indication of…

Bookish (and not so bookish!) Thoughts

Bookish and Not-So-Bookish Thoughts is a weekly blogging event hosted by Bookishly Boisterous. It allows book bloggers (and non-book bloggers) to write about pretty much anything, bookish or otherwise (i.e. share exciting plans for the weekend, rants on things they’ve encountered during the week, …

My Favorite.. Thing About Summer

My Favorite.. is a weekly meme hosted by Maureen’s Books. In this meme we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it.. The world can be a dark place and it’s time to share something positive. For more info: My Favorite Meme.
This week's topic: Things About Summer

Tell Me Something Tuesday

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a weekly discussion created by Rainy Day Ramblings. Do you think bloggers and authors can really be friends? I guess.
I think as long as everything is kept separate, it should be okay. 
If you genuinely like the author's writing, by all means, write glowing reviews…

Cinder - Marissa Meyer

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Summary (from goodreads):
Sixteen-year-old Cinder is considered a technological mistake by most of society and a burden by her stepmother. Being cyborg does have its benefits, though: Cinder's brain interference has given her an uncanny ability to fix things (…

Book Blogger Hop: August 11th - 17th

Book Blogger Hop Do you participate in readathons and/or reading challenges?Kristin @Lukten av Trykksverte I haven't heard of any readathons, so no. 
I do participate in goodreads personal reading challenges. I have only succeeded one year, then proceeded to grossly overestimate myself the fol…

Bookish (and not so bookish!) Thoughts

Bookish and Not-So-Bookish Thoughts is a weekly blogging event hosted by Bookishly Boisterous. It allows book bloggers (and non-book bloggers) to write about pretty much anything, bookish or otherwise (i.e. share exciting plans for the weekend, rants on things they’ve encountered during the week, …

My Favorite .. Book That Made Me Cry

My Favorite.. is a weekly meme hosted by Maureen’s Books. In this meme we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it.. The world can be a dark place and it’s time to share something positive. For more info: My Favorite Meme.
This week's topic: Book That Made Me C…

Tell Me Something Tuesday

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a weekly discussion created by Rainy Day Ramblings. Do you feel pressure to read more in genres that other bloggers read?

No.

This is partly because I'm not very active in the book blogging community (yet!) and most of the ones I've come across tend to be heavil…

Book Blogger Hop - Aug 4th - 10th

Book Blogger Hop Do you ever go "way back" to when you first started blogging and look at your old review posts? Do you see any differences from then to now?Elizabeth @Silver's Reviews Yes.
I'm speaking about my prior book blogs (which were actually two sides of the same coin) and…

Bookish (and not so bookish) Thoughts

Bookish and Not-So-Bookish Thoughts is a weekly blogging event hosted by Bookishly Boisterous. It allows book bloggers (and non-book bloggers) to write about pretty much anything, bookish or otherwise (i.e. share exciting plans for the weekend, rants on things they’ve encountered during the week, …

My Favorite .. Love Story

My Favorite.. is a weekly meme hosted by Maureen’s Books. In this meme we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it.. The world can be a dark place and it’s time to share something positive. For more info: My Favorite Meme.
This week's topic: Love Story
This one…

Tell Me Something Tuesday

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a weekly discussion created by Rainy Day Ramblings. Do you give out one star reviews?No. 
I don't have an official policy about it, but I'm not going to struggle through a completely unreadable book just so I can turn around and write a review about how much I …