I hate summer. It's only just begun. *sighs* On a less dreadful note, I did have a lovely beginning to the week. Last Sunday I went to the Farmers' Market and bought a jar of homemade blackberry jam, a box of cardamom-flavored cookies, and a bouquet of flowers that included several purple lisianthuses. They've stayed … Continue reading Sunday Sum-Up, 06/30/2019
Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme where we randomly select a book from our Goodreads To Be Read list and share it with the world. It’s hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners, so be sure to link back to her site so that we can all see what everyone plans to read! Snow, Glass, Apples by … Continue reading Goodreads Monday: Snow, Glass, Apples
At a recent meeting of my book club, one of my friends told us about how a guy friend was teaching her how to play Dungeons and Dragons and had suggested that she read Robert Jordan's Eye of the World, the first installment of the Wheel of Time series. I refrained from rolling my eyes … Continue reading I Want to Start Reading Adult Fantasy, But Where Do I Start?
It's been a quiet week. Apologies for my absence! I've been doing a lot of background maintenance on the blog this week. I'd been putting it off because it was tedious and time consuming, but it needed doing so I finally sat down and did it. I don't have everything quite how I want it, … Continue reading Sunday Sum Up
Danielle at Books, Vertigo and Tea published the first version of this post that I've seen, and it was such a bright little spot of sunshine amidst all the dark clouds that have been hanging over me lately that I decided I would write one like it, with the five books I'm grateful for. And … Continue reading Five Books I'm Grateful For
"Nothing there is that does not love the sun." -Neil Gaiman, Norse Mythology I have yet to encounter a book by Neil Gaiman that I do no like. They're all so wonderful, and Norse Mythology is no different. I've been interested in mythology of one kind or another since I was eleven or twelve and started out with Hamilton's … Continue reading Norse Mythology