Reading Challenge year 5! Bookish Jay and the Reading Mermaid

Hello bookish buddies. I'm back to celebrate year number 5(!) of the Bookish Jay and Reading Mermaid challenge with Julie from The Redolent Mermaid. Our collaboration has outlasted many a celebrity marriage, and I'd argue, possesses more substance than most. We look forward to generating these lists for you, and for us, every year. What... Continue Reading →

2021 Reading Challenge: Bookish Jay and the Reading Mermaid

Here it is...The Scented Library and The Redolent Mermaid's fourth annual reading challenge! We've almost made it to 2021, *small sigh of relief, hearts full of hope and fingers crossed. If you, like myself, didn't complete 2020's challenge, no judgement. It turns out I'm not a pandemic reader and I'm ok with that. We all... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: 2020 releases

Surely, scores of lovely new titles will grace the shelves in 2020, but for the life of me, I struggled to find any I want to read. The top one is a must, while the others are possible contenders. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins. Prequels are hit-or-miss, yet, I'm admittedly intrigued... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: bookmark love!

I'm stoked for this week's topic because I GEEK bookmarks. I'm a collector with too damn many, and I have no shame. 7. Not today Lego Vader. I'm sitting on more books that I can currently handle. Printables are more fun than using your grocery store receipt or junk mail to hold your place. Check... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Beloved Children’s books

I truly love this week's prompt, but I'll be honest--I did no soul-searching to dig up my childhood favorites. Instead, I listed the first few that came to mind. I limited the list to legitimate childhood years-strictly below age thirteen. I recommend them all. The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes- by DuBose Heyward, Marjorie... Continue Reading →

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