Top Ten Tuesday: Character traits I value

The most important attribute for any character is multi-faceted behavior. Those who grow and learn, question and falter, are both heroes and failures become the most memorable to me. 10. Unreliable- my real-life friends and family are solid as rocks, but in fiction I prefer a character with skewed perception or less than forth-coming narration.... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Show me the numbers

There are so few threads tying these random books together, I could only conjure two: numeric titles plus at some point, I've read them. Just for funzies, I included my star rating. 10. A Million Little Pieces | James Frey ★★★☆☆ 9. Marvel 1602 |Neail Gaiman ★★★★☆ 8. Fahrenheit 451 | Ray Bradbury ★★★★☆ 7.... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday- Fall 2019 TBR

Keeping it semi-short and sweet with my Fall to-be-read list. Each of these titles coordinates with a prompt from my reading co-challenge: Bookish Jay and the Reading Mermaid. 75% of the year has already passed, and I'm 66% completed; these are the final ten to bring the reading year home: 1. The Testaments by Margaret... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Besties

I have a weird quirk that I pride myself on and it's this: somehow I've managed to surround myself with the loveliest people whom I'm lucky enough to call friends. In thinking of this week's topic, not many characters could compete, so I had to go big. 10. Richard Gansey III- The Raven Boys. Up... 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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