September at last! I'm wishing this summer and its heat good riddance. The weather has been wonderful lately, with some rain and cool temperatures. The only complaint I have is the sudden uptick in crickets. Where did they come from? Mina had another veterinary appointment on Wednesday so she could get her second round of … Continue reading Sunday Sum Up, September 1, 2019
I'm always happy when July comes to a close, if only because it means that the hot weather is mostly past, and my beloved Sweater Weather is that much closer. And no, I didn't mind the end of summer when I was a kid, either. A small, nerdy kid who preferred books to social gatherings … Continue reading July Summary and August Preview
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?
Danielle at Books, Vertigo & Tea recently nominated me for the Liebster Award! Danielle is a fantastic person who always has great reviews and thought provoking discussions about books and other bookish topics, so stop by her site and check it out! Thanks, Danielle! The Rules: Thank the blogger who nominated you, provide a link … Continue reading Liebster Award
My favorite genre has always been fantasy, beginning when I was just a wee thing, and my dad read fairytales to me at bedtime. It wasn't long before I found The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and from there it was off to the races. Thanks to my little town's well-stocked public library … Continue reading Top Five Friday: Favorite Fantasy Books
The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold 496 pages Published 2000 From Goodreads: A man broken in body and spirit, Cazaril, has returned to the noble household he once served as page, and is named, to his great surprise, as the secretary-tutor to the beautiful, strong-willed sister of the impetuous boy who is next in … Continue reading Review- The Curse of Chalion
Another week has come and gone, and once again I'm wondering where all that time went. I really need to get that temporal vortex out of my closet. I know some of the time was spent in finally watching Stranger Things on Netflix, and a little bit was spent watching Will. As for the rest of it? I dunno. … Continue reading Sunday Sum-Up