Banned Books Week 2019 | Reading Challenge Wrap-Up

Banned Books Week 2019 has come to an end. I talked about this event and introduced my personal reading challenge in this post, and now it's time to talk about the books I was able to read from September 22nd - 28th (listed in order of first finished to most recent). Are You There God? … Continue reading Banned Books Week 2019 | Reading Challenge Wrap-Up

Banned Books Week 2019 | Reading Challenge

Banned Books Week is almost upon us (September 22nd - 28th). This year, I want to actively participate in "highlight[ing] the value of free and open access to information" as well as show my "support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas". < < READ MY WRAP-UP HERE >> But first, a little … Continue reading Banned Books Week 2019 | Reading Challenge

From My Bookshelf: Arithmetic, Thunder, Dancing

If you've kept up with my From My Bookshelf posts, you know that I've dedicated a few to my childhood and young adulthood books. This will be one of those posts, which is part randomness and part planning, as the first week in February is Children's Authors and Illustrators Week. As you'll see if you … Continue reading From My Bookshelf: Arithmetic, Thunder, Dancing

From My Bookshelf: Beautiful, Moonstone, Canterbury

Barnes & Noble Classics are some of my favorite books to purchase. Besides their uniformity, the artwork on the covers are always wonderful. The following are three B&N Classics that I've acquired most recently, and three books that are on my TBR list: The Beautiful and Damned, The Moonstone, and The Canterbury Tales. The Beautiful and Damned F. Scott … Continue reading From My Bookshelf: Beautiful, Moonstone, Canterbury

From My Bookshelf: Jane, Paris, Swan

My "main" bookshelf, which sits in the second bedroom of our apartment - sorry, the office of our apartment - is officially full. It's a small two-shelfer, approximately 38" wide, and fits maybe half or a quarter of my books. Let's say a quarter. Seeing the bookshelf full is so pleasing, aesthetically and soulfully; all the … Continue reading From My Bookshelf: Jane, Paris, Swan