Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Myth of Instagram 

One of the fun things about writing this blog is coming up with creative ways to display and share my love of books. In my last post I wrote about how I’d been revamping the Book Fifty Instagram page. Today, I decided to share some other thoughts about Instagram in blog post format.

February Favorites

Happy Thursday! I have some great book reviews in the works, but I thought I’d share some of my favorite finds from around the web this week. I typically don’t stray too far from the topic of books, but you’ll find a little bit of everything here. I’m thinking about having a spa day thanks […]

Five (Unexpected) Love Stories

Everyone knows that Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy end up together, and everyone knows how Rhett leaves things with Scarlett, but I thought I’d take a minute or two to share with you my top five unexpected love stories–books you might not recognize, or books you might not have gone into the bookstore to buy.

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Yesterday I stopped by Barnes and Noble on a whim and picked up this book. The movie version is scheduled to release in June, and I saw the first trailer yesterday.  It looked intriguing, so I jumped headfirst and purchased it! Well, I finished it last night. Not even a whole day later. The story […]

Four Books for an Early Spring. 

This morning I got my weather forecast from a groundhog, which, in my opinion, is the only truly reliable source of meteorological information. Phil said winter is over, and it sure feels like it today, so I thought I’d share four books for an early spring–two I’m familiar with and two that are on my […]