Reading Challenge Recap: Part 2…looking ahead

The year 2019 has come and gone but before I put it to rest, I decided to finish off my reading challenge reviews. Yes, I know we are nearly a week into halfway through January 2020 and I’ve started a brand new reading challenge. But, the ghosts of last year’s reads are haunting my brain, rattling... Continue Reading →

Reading Challenge Recap Part 1- Looking back…

The year 2019 has come and gone but before I put it to rest, I decided to finish off my reading challenge reviews. Yes, I know we are nearly a week into 2020 and I've started a brand new reading challenge. But, the ghosts of last year's reads are haunting my brain, rattling around and... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday- Spooky Reads

Halloween approaches and I'm back to share ten of my most beloved scary books. Some contemporary, others classic, all bring moments of fright and delight to this hallowed time of year. 10. Masterpieces of Terror and the Supernatural, haven't read all of these yet, but had to feature it. Isn't that cover chilling? The artwork... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Nickel Boys

The Nickel Boys | Colson Whitehead (Bildungsroman reading challenge prompt) ★★★★☆ Audio narration | JD Jackson ★★★★★  "Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida."- Goodreads *note* I listened to the Penguin Random House audio and the narrator... Continue Reading →

Book Reviews: The Chalk Man, The Fellowship of The Ring, The Night Circus, Ways to Hide in Winter

Reading Challenge update time: Absolutely the most gratifying group of books I've read this year. All attending to different moods, not the least of which was tackling a book hovering on my to-be-read list for over 20 years. Fantasy--Fiction, classics--adventure stories--legendary--Middle earth--might Elrond's council end soon? I need another cup of tea--skip the prologue The... Continue Reading →

A WordPress.com Website.

Up ↑