Happy holidays to all those who are celebrating this time of year! No post on Tuesday due to Christmas. After that, it’s my favorite time of the year — book surveys and challenge roundups!
I enjoy romance novels year-round, but something about the holiday season just gives me a hankering for themed romance books. I’ve read some great ones, like His Road Home by Anna Richland (a Thanksgiving novella about a disabled war veteran and a doctor) or Season for Surrender by Theresa Romain (a bookish historical about a two-week Christmas party), but this…… Continue reading Disappointing Holiday Romances
No posts this week due to the holiday. Have an excellent weekend, whether you celebrate or not, and don’t forget there was another massive oil spill in the US last week. It’s relevant.
Be safe out there friends!
I’ve been dipping my toes into horror this year, and I’ve enjoyed the new experience, but left to my own devices I admit I’m all about the spooky Halloween aesthetic more than actually feeling scared. Kids’ books are usually the way to go for that kind of thing (and a great way to get into…… Continue reading 5 Spooky Picture Books for Halloween
Looking for something festive to read this Christmas? Perhaps something beyond the usual run of A Christmas Carol and The Polar Express? Look no further! Here are four of my favorite little-known Christmas books. A Bad Kitty Christmas by Nick Bruel Bad Kitty is a delightful series that combines picture books with easy readers. This is one…… Continue reading 4 Favorite Christmas Books
My friends — dare I say, mateys — the day has come. Talk Like a Pirate Day. The revered holiday on which we talk like pirates. In celebration of this all-important holiday, I give you, a completely random and subjective list of pirate-themed awards, in no order at all! ~~ Best Middle Grade/Children’s Pirate Book The Pirates’ Mixed-Up Voyage by Margaret…… Continue reading Talk Like a Pirate Day Pirate Awards: The Best Pirate Stuff Ever