This was a great year of reading for both of us, and as always, narrowing down our list was not easy. We both read a wide variety of books from authors of different backgrounds, and for the first time, we picked up an eReader and read a few eBooks.
Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Bookmarks After weeks and weeks of participating in the Top Ten Tuesday tradition, this topic is probably our favorite. Bookmarks have a way of bringing back memories of all the books they’ve been, of every spot they’ve held. Certain bookmarks also remind us of parts of our lives. It’s been fun... Continue Reading →
Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Give Off Autumn Vibes Last weekend we just got the first snow of the season so it feels like this topic has arrived a bit too late for us, but we can at least reminisce about the lovely fall season we had. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for another... Continue Reading →
This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is a Halloween freebie — we decided to talk about our favorite monsters from fiction. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for another great Top Ten Tuesday! Indiana’s five The Pale Man from Pan’s Labyrinth (from the film and from the recent book by Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke)... Continue Reading →
This week’s topic is tricky—books we’d give different titles to. We found that it’s hard to disassociate a book from its title. The title becomes a sort of symbol for the book rather than a combination of words. However, we still managed to come up with ten books that fit the bill!
This week’s topic is extraordinary book titles, which was harder than we expected. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for another great Top Ten Tuesday prompt!
This week’s topic is top ten favorite character traits — this was a fun challenge that made us think about why we are drawn to our favorite characters. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for another great Top Ten Tuesday! Indiana’s five Generosity — This immediately makes me warm up to a character. Quick-witted — ... Continue Reading →