When you walk into a bookstore, what do you see? You will likely see carefully curated displays stocked with the latest releases, colourful stacks of stationery ready to archive your thoughts, diligent sales people keen on providing assistance, bold signs to guide your path, and perhaps even perfect goodies placed in spotless glass cases in… Continue reading What Are Gentle Reads?
A Cozy, "Christmassy" Read-a-Thon It's the most wonderful time of the year! The 12 Days of Cozmas is a cozy-centric read-a-thon created by Booktubers, Robyn (The Driftless Reader) and Courtny (@Courtagonist). This year Angela (@writerahart) is joining in on the fun as a host. The 12 Days of Cozmas will run from Saturday, December 1… Continue reading The 12 Days of Cozmas | TBR
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week presents a theme around which bloggers create unique lists to bring bookish friends together. This Tuesday the theme is "Backlist Books." In the interest of keeping my list succinct, I have set up parameters and boundaries for… Continue reading Backlist Books I Want to Read | Top 10 Tuesday
October went out as quickly as it began. The past month was a blur as many exciting personal and professional events unfolded. Similarly, I found myself reading constantly without feeling really captivated or rooted in the story, but rather rushing by and picking up what I could along the way. All of this isn't to… Continue reading October in Review | Monthly Wrap-Up
In the town of Leavenworth, WA, there is a lot more brewing than just award-winning beer... Title: The Pint of No Return Author: Ellie Alexander Series: Sloan Krause Mysteries, #2 Publisher: New York: Minotaur Books, 2018 Pages: 320 pp Book Review Prost! Oktoberfest is in full-swing in the Bavarian-style town of Leavenworth, and local craft… Continue reading Review: The Pint of No Return (Sloan Krause Mysteries #2)
Happy Friday! What a week it has been! In addition to (attempting) to keep up with my ever-growing TBR, this past week marked my graduation with a Masters in Library & Information Science degree. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in library school--yes, right up to the teeth-grinding and hair-pulling bitter end--and I am excited to… Continue reading Friday Reads | June 22, 2018
“At a local Chinese restaurant, it’s the owner who gets taken out…” Title: Mayhem at the Orient Express Series: A League of Literary Ladies Mystery #1 Author: Kylie Logan Publication: Berkley, 2013 Pages: 304 (Mass Market Paperback) In the first installment of the League of Literary Ladies mysteries, ex-Manhattanite Bea Cartwright moves to a small town… Continue reading Review: Mayhem at the Orient Express