The Persephone Readathon #3 Readalong Results

The book chosen (by ~54% of the vote) for the optional Persephone Readathon readalong is: Flush by Virginia Woolf. You can read or download a free eBook version here. Feel free to read at your own pace. Since there are six chapters, I'll put up two discussion posts: one on Friday for chapters 1-3, and one later in... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Period Drama Series I Love, Based On Books On My TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog, and now hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. For today's Page to Screen theme, I'm featuring Period Drama Series I Love, Based on Books On My TBR List   The Durrells in Corfu/ The Corfu Trilogy by Gerald Durrell    The... Continue Reading →

Stacking the Shelves- 5/11/19

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality all about sharing the books we are adding to our shelves, whether physical or virtual. This week, I'm sharing four historical fiction eBooks I've downloaded over the past month.     The Familiars by Stacy Halls Most of what I know about the history... Continue Reading →

A Persephone Readathon #3 Readalong?

I thought it would be fun to offer an optional readalong during this Persephone Readathon. Would you like to read and discuss the same Persephone book together over the course of the ten days? I want this to be open to anyone who'd like to participate, so I've selected four Persephone titles that are available... Continue Reading →

Announcing the Persephone Readathon #3!

Since we're almost halfway through the reading year, what could be better than a celebratory readathon?!  I'm happy to announce that the Persephone Readathon is back for a third round. Whether this will be your first Persephone book* or your one hundredth, I hope you'll join me for ten days of reading, reviewing, chatting, and... Continue Reading →

Six Degrees of Separation: The Dry

The 6 Degrees of Separation meme is a monthly meme hosted at booksaremyfavoriteandbest, that explores the ways in which a chosen book can be linked to six other books. The May 2019 book is: The Dry by Jane Harper My chain this month features: pastel covers, unfinished novels, Gilded Age transatlantic marriages, and Sofia Coppola film... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday- May 8, 2019

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. The three W’s are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next?     Currently Reading:   I'm currently reading an ARC of one of my most anticipated books of the... Continue Reading →

Friday Reads: The Silence of the Girls

This weekend, I'm reading another book on the Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker. This is a retelling of The Illiad, told from the perspective of Briseis, one of the women who is forced into slavery during the Trojan War.   Keep scrolling for this week’s Book Beginnings and The Friday... Continue Reading →

Easter Time Book Tag

It's been a while since I've done a book tag, so when I discovered the timely and oh-so-adorable Easter Time Book Tag over at Kristin Kraves Books, I decided it was too good to pass up. The original tag was created by Theresa at The Calico Books with these simple rules: Answer the prompts. Tag some friends. Link back... Continue Reading →