Seven Days of Us, Francesca Hornak Published October 17th 2017 Imagine a Christmas in which you are housebound with your family for an entire week, forbidden from having outside contact with any other people. This is precisely the situation the Birch family find themselves in, when they are quarantined for seven days at their English... Continue Reading →
Here are the lovely books I got for Christmas. Let me know if you've read any of these, and which ones I should read first! The Far Cry, Emma Smith The Village, Marghanita Laski 84, Charing Cross Road, Helene Hanff (also includes The Duchess of Bloomsbury) Autumn, Ali Smith Someone at a Distance, Dorothy Whipple The... Continue Reading →
Glackens, William James. Christmas Shoppers, Maddison Square. Crayon and watercolor on paper. 1912. Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Nova Southeastern University.
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s topic is: Books I Hope Santa Brings 🎶 All I want for Christmas is books🎶.... The majority of these are on my wish list, and will either be wrapped and waiting for me, or will be purchased with Christmas money/gift... Continue Reading →
Today, I'm sharing some of my favorite holiday tunes. Happy listening! https://open.spotify.com/user/o4ycuflf1i74qzgh0m3ni14jc/playlist/55vmmxGoEC4Q4uhtzemL5i Do you spot any favorites? What are some of your favorite festive tunes?
This hotline bling can only mean one thing... personalized book recommendations from the book lovers at Penguin Random House!! If you are drawing a blank on what books to gift someone on your list this holiday season, it may be time to ask a Penguin. The famous Penguin Hotline is up and running, and it's... Continue Reading →
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. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas this week, with my latest addition: Christmas: A Biography by Judith Flanders This will make for perfect festive... Continue Reading →
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I'm waiting on: Christmas: A Biography by Judith Flanders Expected Release Date: October 24th, 2017 From Goodreads: A critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author explores the Christmas holiday, from the original festival... Continue Reading →