Reality Check

Sorry for the long hiatus from posting. As I moved into the end of the year, a lot of outside forces made keeping up the blog a little challenging. Nonetheless, there was still… Continue reading

It’s a Matter of Land

Sorry for my hiatus from posting! I haven’t been reading as frequently as I would have hoped to. Still, I have some books that I still haven’t posted about yet, and that needs… Continue reading

Jump Off the Deep End

I don’t usually purchase books anymore. I move a lot, and I feel that packing three extra boxes with books I rarely open doesn’t align with my nomadic ways. I usually just check… Continue reading

Chronicles of Reading

I reread The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle for my book club, yet I wasn’t able to attend the meeting on that book. Still, I enjoy Murakami a lot and I wanted to set aside some time… Continue reading

Liebster Award

The blog onlybooksandhorses has somehow found me and nominated me for a Liebster Award. Thanks fellow blogger! The Liebster Award allows small blogs to connect to each other and promote each other’s work. For… Continue reading

Tell It Slant

I think I mentioned a while back that I joined a monthly book club in order to discover new books I need to read. There are times where I’m not sure what to… Continue reading

I Want to Go to Brighton!

I love Jane Austen’s novels. When I want to really procrastinate on my lesson planning, I’ll watch all 6 hours of the PBS version of Pride and Prejudice with young Colin Firth as Mr.… Continue reading

London Underground

My book club decided on reading London Falling by Paul Cornell. Apparently, Cornell wrote some episodes of Dr. Who and I’m sorry to say that I’ve never seen the show, though I am fully aware… Continue reading

Waxing and Waning

When my hold on The Luminaries was ready for pick up, I was surprised to see how large the novel is. I had seen the cover on amazon dozens of times, and I knew… Continue reading

Make the Ordinary Extraordinary

A long time ago, Alice McDermott took poetry classes for fun at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland. I have been fortunate enough to have lived in that area and have taken some… Continue reading