All About Austen: Challenge Sign-Ups

Posted December 4, 2016 Tags 2 Comments
All About Austen: Challenge Sign-Ups

Jane Austen is by far my favorite author.  I never miss the opportunity to read, watch or talk anything Jane Austen.  For 2017 I’ve decided to host a Jane Austen Reading Challenge.  All About Austen is just as it sounds, this is all about Jane Austen. Rules The Challenge runs from January 1 – December […]


Sunday Post #87

Posted December 3, 2016 Tags 14 Comments
Sunday Post #87

Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer is a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. Off The Blog This week I have been […]


Why Not Me? By Mindy Kaling

Posted December 3, 2016 Tags 0 Comments
Why Not Me? By Mindy Kaling

Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling was just the book I needed after the horrendous 2016 presidential election. I had been in such a funk and was having difficulty taking Taylor Swift’s “Shake it off” mantra. After binge watching the first three seasons of The Mindy Project I was going through withdrawal. To get me […]


A Christmas Story by Jean Shepherd

Posted December 2, 2016 Tags 0 Comments
A Christmas Story by Jean Shepherd

I’ve seen the play, watched the movie, it was now time to read the book. I would never say that A Christmas Story was my favorite movie, that will always belong to It’s a Wonderful Life, but I have always loved the pop culture from this holiday movie that is referenced in daily conversation without […]


Narnia: my Favorite Winter Setting

Posted December 1, 2016 Tags 12 Comments
Narnia: my Favorite Winter Setting

Hosted by Alison Can Read & Parajunkie Weekly Prompt: Q:  What is your favorite book with a winter world? A: I loved The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and the never-ending season of winter.  True, this added a little eerie stillness to the novel but I think it also enhanced to the fantasy aspect […]


New Release Challenge 2017

Posted December 1, 2016 Tags 2 Comments
New Release Challenge 2017

Every year I have the best intentions to read all those lovely new releases but of course other books get in the way (too many books too little time) and said intention goes to the way side.  This year, I hope to fix that and have joined the 2017 New Release Challenge hosted by Lexxie […]


Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2017

Posted November 30, 2016 Tags 2 Comments
Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2017

Mount TBR hosted by My Reader’s Block Challenge Levels: Pike’s Peak: Read 12 books from your TBR pile/s Mount Blanc: Read 24 books from your TBR pile/s Mt. Vancouver: Read 36 books from your TBR pile/s Mt. Ararat: Read 48 books from your TBR piles/s Mt. Kilimanjaro: Read 60 books from your TBR pile/s El […]