Literary Travel – New Orleans Edition Part Two

Hi Everybody!! As a librarian and overall literary nerd, one of the things that I had to do in New Orleans was check out some bookshops to see what they had. My husband and I went into four unique antiquarian & second-hand bookstores. All of them were conveniently located in the French Quarter, which madeContinue reading “Literary Travel – New Orleans Edition Part Two”

Literary Travel – New Orleans Edition Part One

Hi Everyone! This week, I promised you all something special for Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Day, and I have it here. Yesterday, I celebrated this day by going to the Odgen Museum of Southern Art for its 5th Annual Free MLK Jr. Day Celebration. It was presented with support provided by Cox Communications. TheContinue reading “Literary Travel – New Orleans Edition Part One”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Five

Hi Everyone, It’s been awhile since I showed you the last chapter. I finished a number of books like The Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria Russell, and I started a new title not too long ago that I’d like to share with all of you. American Shaolin – Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks,Continue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Five”

Vita Nostra Book Review

Hello Everybody! I hope you all had a great New Years! I sure did! I’ve been looking forward to 2022 for awhile because I got a wide range of books to show you like this one: Have you ever read a book that boggled your entire mind? A book so confusing that you have toContinue reading “Vita Nostra Book Review”

Top 3 Best and Worst Books of 2021

Hi Everybody!!!! Today is the last Monday of the year! You know what that means??? It’s the 2nd annual year-end countdown of books I reviewed in 2021! Like before, I’ll pick 6 books for this list – 3 for the best and 3 for the worst! Now, I have only one question for you! IContinue reading “Top 3 Best and Worst Books of 2021”

Carry the One Book Review

I understand that there are some books that are intended to be character studies. The emphasis is on the character and how they deal with things, and the plot is put on the back burner. If done right, they can be pretty engaging with characters so fascinating that readers will look past the thin plot.Continue reading “Carry the One Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Four

Hi Everybody, I hope the Christmas shopping is going well so far, and for my Jewish readers, I hope you all had a great Hanukkah! I finished The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern recently, and started reading two more titles that I’d like to show you all! So let’s begin! Once Upon a Winter: AContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Four”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Three

Hi Everyone, I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I sure did! I ate great food, played fun games, and complained about the Lions losing…again. I also finished For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway and replaced it with something that could be described as its complete opposite. A Snicker of Magic by NatalieContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Three”

On the Come Up Book Review

Since The Hate U Give was published in 2017, it has received so much praise that I’m convinced that it’s already a modern classic and that it will wind up being required reading for some high schools in the future. As such, I would imagine its author Angie Thomas thinking long and hard about herContinue reading “On the Come Up Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Two

Hi Everybody! The holiday season has now begun! I hope everyone is not getting too stressed out with Thanksgiving and Christmas planning! As for me, reading is a way to relax whenever I do feel overwhelmed. I finished the books from the last chapter and have been immersed in a new title that I wantContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Two”