WWW Wednesday

    I saw this meme on the blog  What Cathy Read Next   . It is hosted by Taking on a World Of Words. The purpose is to share the 3 W's of reading. They stand for: What are you currently reading What did you recently finish reading What do you think you'll read next.… Continue reading WWW Wednesday


Top Ten Tuesday

The Broke and the Bookish Sponsors of TOP TEN TUESDAYS; click the link to check out their blog. For my first Top Ten Tuesday post I am going to list my top ten Favorite Books of All Time (so far...) These are books that I have read over and over; books that have transported me to… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday



April has come to an end. Time for my monthly wrap-up. This month I read six books. A Court of Thorns and Roses, by Sarah J Maas A Court of Mist and Fury, by Sarah J Mass When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi Strange The Dreamer, by Laini Taylor The Drowning King, by Emily… Continue reading MONTHLY WRAP-UP


Othello retold

I just got access to this ARC from Penguins first to read program. This is a part of the Hogarth Shakespeare series in which bestselling authors interpret and retell Shakespearean classics. See more here... Hogarth Shakespeare series I love Tracy Chevalier. She is the author of The Girl with the Pearl Earring, Burning Bright, and most recently, At… Continue reading Othello retold



  Today's word of the day is Gray. It has been rainy and gray outside all day today. Some would complain about it, especially since it was sunny and warm yesterday. But not this girl; this is perfect bookworm weather. There is nothing like staying home on a rainy day in comfy clothes and fuzzy socks-cozy beneath blankets-reading… Continue reading Gray


Word of the day post

  Today's word is HARMONY .  When I think about this word it reminds me of when I read Shogun by James Clavelles. I'm not sure if this is completely accurate but I remember that Clavelles said the Japanese word for Harmony is Wa (spelling😬) The reason I remember this even though I read the book… Continue reading Word of the day post

book reviews

The Latest from Colm Toibin

Genre: Historical fiction Rating: 4 / 5 Review: The House of Names, by Colm Toibin,  is a retelling of the myth of Clytemnestra and her husband Agamemnon. In case you all don't know, Agamemnon is the brother of Menalaus who was Helen of Troy's husband in Homer's Iliad. Agamemnon tricked his wife, Clytemnestra, into bringing… Continue reading The Latest from Colm Toibin