Top Ten Tuesday: the best 10 books I’ve read in the last 10 years

A TTT freebie came at the perfect time to list my top 10 favorites from the last decade. I've coined it the #top10of10onthe10th Unlike May's challenge of picking one title from each year, these books I've loved reading over the last ten years regardless of pub date. The 2010s {or whatever they're being called} were... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 favorites written in the last decade

Finding one favorite book from each of the last 10 years was harder than it sounds. Some publishing years are feasts and some famine, which made this week's TTT a fun challenge: Top Ten favorite reads from the last decade (one for each year). 2010 Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption... Continue Reading →

A Year in Books: 2018 Reading Challenge finale

Thanks to all of the new bookish followers I've acquired this year, and to those here previously for staying with me as I incorporate more book topics into this blog. Here's my reading journey for 2018, stats and cover photos compiled from Goodreads. TOTALS: read 10,526 pages across 30 books AVERAGE LENGTH 350 pages  SHORTEST BOOK: 128 pages Fantastic Beasts and Where... 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 →

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