Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fall Watch List 

As much as I love reading, sometimes you just need to curl up on the couch, give yourself a manicure, and watch some good TV. I thought I’d share what I’m excited about watching this fall, some literary-inspired things, and others not-so-literary! This is Us (NBC) I’ve been waiting for a while for a new […]

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9 Classic Halloween Stories

Nine Classic Stories for Halloween

We are about a week away from Halloween, so I thought I’d share with you some great classic books that fit all of the requirements for a good October read. I’m not much of a scary movie person, but every now and then it’s nice to curl up with a suspenseful read. In case you’re […]

Sneak Peek: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

This time last year I was able to share with you a glimpse inside the first illustrated Harry Potter novel. Well, the second installment is here, so I thought I’d share some of the gorgeous illustrations with y’all!! One of my favorite things about Jim Kay’s illustrations is how he is able to breathe life […]

The Year of Lear by James Shapiro 

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to write a new book review, so today I’m excited to share The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606 by James Shapiro. In case you haven’t been reading the blog long, I’m a bit of a Shakespeare-a-holic, just to warn you. I’ve written a bit about why I […]

Throwback Thursday: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Two weeks ago I started posting “throwback” posts–reviews of books I’ve read in the past that I’d still love to share with you. The first installment was Mark Dunn’s Ella Minnow Pea, and this week’s book is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. I wrote about this book briefly when I shared […]