Jazz Age January

Jazz Age January Reading Guide

December 19, 2014 Literary Lists (2) Comments

The Jazz Age January starting line is just a few weeks away, I’m excited about choosing which books to read! If you’re still trying to decide what to read — or haven’t signed up because you don’t know where to start — check out the following reading guide! I’ve broken it up into four sections […]

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December: A Month of Favorites

A Month of Faves: Must-Haves for Winter Survival

December 18, 2014 Blogging & Challenges (11) Comments

This month, Estella’s Revenge, Girlxoxo, and Traveling with T are hosting December: A Month of Favorites, a month-long event dedicated to sharing favorite bookish (and sometimes non-bookish) experiences from throughout the year. Today’s writing prompt is Must-Haves for Winter Survival. I grew up in Syracuse, the snowiest city in New York, and I now live in […]

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Mid-Month Book Look: What I'm Reading

Mid-Month Book Look: What I’m Reading in December

December 17, 2014 Miscellaneous (13) Comments

November was my worst reading month on record. I hit a major slump, couldn’t get into any of the books I was reading, and I barely read anything. I’m happy to report that I have Turned. Things. Around. this month. On the last day of November, I picked up Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel and […]

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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Book Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

December 11, 2014 Reviews (26) Comments

On a snowy Toronto night, famous actor Arthur Leander has a heart attack onstage during a production of King Lear. Jeevan Chaudhary, a former paparazzo who had followed Arthur’s career, is in the audience and leaps to the actor’s aid. On the sidelines, child actress Kirsten Raymonde watches Jeevan, now an EMT-in-training, perform CPR on the […]

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December: A Month of Favorites

A Month of Faves: My Year in Books Timeline

December 10, 2014 Miscellaneous (4) Comments

This month, Estella’s Revenge, Girlxoxo, and Traveling with T are hosting December: A Month of Favorites, a month-long event dedicated to sharing favorite bookish (and sometimes non-bookish) experiences from throughout the year. Today’s writing prompt is A Year in Books Timeline: {Which month did you … read the most, the least, read the book you liked […]

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Top Ten New-to-Me Authors of 2014

Pleased to Meet You: Top Ten New-to-Me Authors of 2014

December 9, 2014 Literary Lists (17) Comments

Ah, December. A month for looking back over the last year and trying to narrow down the ten best things in just about every category. For this week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic, the folks at The Broke and the Bookish are asking readers to list the top ten authors we read for the first time […]

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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide: Bookworm Edition

December 8, 2014 Literary Lists (9) Comments

Christmas is right around the corner, and you may be wondering what to get for your favorite bookworm. A book might be the obvious choice, but how can you be sure it’s to her taste or that she hasn’t read it already? Skip the stress of trying to pick the perfect book and go for […]

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DIY stocking stuffers

Spreading Holiday Cheer on Lost In Books

December 5, 2014 Miscellaneous (4) Comments

Hello turtledoves! I’m excited to announce that today I’m hopping over to Lost in Books to take part in Becca’s Holiday Extravaganza! I’m sharing some (super easy) DIY bookish stocking stuffers you can make for your favorite bookworm — or for yourself, I won’t judge. There’s a quick sneak peek below! Now head on over […]

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Jazz Age January

Jazz Age January: Sign Ups

December 4, 2014 Blogging & Challenges (20) Comments

Hey there flappers and fellas! How’s tricks? The year is winding down, and I’m ready to rouge my knees and roll my stockings down, dance my way to the speakeasy, and get absolutely spifflicated. What’s that? You say the year is 2014 and NOT 1924? Well then, I suppose I’ll have to settle for curling up in […]

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December: A Month of Favorites

A Month of Favorites: Five Fav 2014 Debut Novels

December 2, 2014 Literary Lists (20) Comments

Happy December, darlings! As of last night, my Christmas tree is up and decorated, my stockings are hung by the bookshelves with care, and my Andy Williams Spotify playlist is ready to go. I’m ready to get into the Christmas spirit! This month, Estella’s Revenge, Girlxoxo, and Traveling with T are hosting December: A Month of […]

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