Hey, look, it’s another booklist (and, later on, some musings about Book Riot’s 2022 Read Harder Challenge)! Instead of doing my usual charade of writing up a list of specific titles I’d like to read this upcoming year – just for me to ignore it in favor of whatever books catch my eye in the … Continue reading What I’d Like to Read in 2022
I’ll start with a disclaimer: I really don’t read super long books all that often. I have read a few with 600+ page counts – of course there’s she-who-must-not-be-named’s The Deathly Hallows, and then Koushun Takami’s Battle Royale (one of my favorite books to reread), as well as Harriette Simpson Arnow’s The Dollmaker, which I … Continue reading Three of My Favorite Novels…with a 700+ Page Count
Just a quick booklist of some newly released nonfiction titles I’ve found in the stacks at my local library that I’ve since added to my TBR. True Crime True Crime Stories of Eastern North Carolina / Cathy Pickens Goodreads Summary: “Eastern North Carolina is a land of contrasts, and its crime stories bear this out. … Continue reading TBR: Recently Released Nonfiction
This past August, I was lucky enough to get to work a handful of shifts at my local library’s annual autumn book sale. I’ve frequented the sale for many years, but this was my first time there as a librarian (rather than a patron), and my first time behind one of the registers! It was … Continue reading Library Book Sale Haul: August 2021
Alright, first post! It’s been awhile since I’ve started up a blog with book blogging in mind. Eight years, in fact – that was when I started my own ‘booklr’, as such blogs were (are?) called on Tumblr in 2012 (the same year I started my Goodreads account, in fact). I’d already been on Tumblr … Continue reading On Book Blogging and Reading Slumps
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