Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Make Us Smile There have been plenty of these over the years so it’s a bit of a challenge to whittle it down. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for another great Top Ten Tuesday topic! Pete’s Five Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson This is a heartwarming romance... Continue Reading →
Two Saturdays ago, we got married at—of all places—our local library. It was not exactly the day we had originally planned, but it was wonderful, and our close family was able to celebrate with us. Our honeymoon consisted of several stops in a few of our favorite towns, which of course all have bookstores aplenty.... Continue Reading →
This week’s topic is one dear to our hearts—books we’ve added to our TBR and forgotten why. It also gave us a good chance to get rid of some books we’ll probably never read. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for another great Top Ten Tuesday! Indiana’s Five Ulysses by James Joyce After reading Portrait... Continue Reading →
This week’s topic is best opening lines, which led us to flip through a couple dozen of our favorite books. It’s surprising how many first lines are a bit flat or don’t make sense without context—but we managed to find some gems.
This week’s topic was a bit of a freebie: Reasons Why We Love [Blank]. We went with secondary world fantasy—fiction focusing on a non-Earth setting—because it is one of our most beloved genres.
This one was a fun topic to ruminate on. It brought back some fond memories along with a few (minor) regrets.