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Twelve Reads for January 2022 Monthly Wrap Up

  Typically, I am not a superstitious person; however, like most I do have a few simple quirks. For example, I don’t care for the number 13 and when reading I will not stop or start on anything with that number 13 in it. Another quirk of mine is that I believe the way you begin … Continue reading Twelve Reads for January 2022 Monthly Wrap Up

Les Liaisons Dangereuses aka Dangerous Liaisons Book Review

  “Oh no, she’s crying! Little baby’s upset by the big, bad book.” - Kathryn Merteuil, Cruel Intentions Les Liaisons dangereuses – Dangerous Liaisons Written by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos – Translated by Helen Constantine Published March 23, 1782 - At least according to Wikipedia – Published February 22, 2007 According to trivia on IMDb … Continue reading Les Liaisons Dangereuses aka Dangerous Liaisons Book Review

An Introduction to StoryGraph and the Genre Challenge for 2022’s TBR 📚

    Despite being a millennial, I’m personally not inclined to navigate new social media platforms. In truth I’ve slowly been withdrawing from sharing personal things on any platform aside from the occasional health update and have chosen to share my love for books and literature. Last year, among the bookish community, came The StoryGraph. … Continue reading An Introduction to StoryGraph and the Genre Challenge for 2022’s TBR 📚

Albatross by Terry Fallis Book Review 🏌🏻‍♂️

“Through those books I travelled the world, laughed and cried, learned about life, good and evil, right and wrong. I came to understand how the power of words and stories could leave you transfixed, transported, and transformed. This may sound a tad melodramatic, but to me, the bookmobile was the weekly medication that kept me … Continue reading Albatross by Terry Fallis Book Review 🏌🏻‍♂️

The End of the Year Book Tag 📚✨

  And just like that we have finally made it to the end of 2021. With 2022 on the horizon, literally a few days away, I figured what better time than to sit down and complete The End of the Year Book Tag created by Ariel Bissett. While answering a few of these questions I did realize … Continue reading The End of the Year Book Tag 📚✨

My Favorite Books of 2021

  With reading over 100 books this year there were many contenders for my “Best Reads Over 2021” list. Overall, I had a rather enjoyable reading year averaging a 4.2 rating on Goodreads. With that said, compiling this list presented a few challenges. Such as narrowing down my top tier of books. My first pass … Continue reading My Favorite Books of 2021

About Me: The Newbie Book Blog Q&A

What was your motivation for creating a blog about the books you read? Hi, friend! Thanks for being here with me as I share my love and appreciation for books and for story. Creating and building this platform has been long overdue, not to mention something I’ve personally tried to avoid over the past year. … Continue reading About Me: The Newbie Book Blog Q&A