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 →
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 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 →
We’re finally getting around to getting our monthly TBR in order, now that we’re nearly a week in October. Better late than never, right?
“I think you have to have faith in people before they earn it. Otherwise it's not faith, right?” ~ Taylor Jenkins Reid
“The stormwall approached, the visible curtain of rain and wind at the advent of a highstorm. It was a massive wave of water, dirt, and rocks, hundreds of feet high, thousands upon thousands of windspren zipping before it.” ~Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings.