We have a bit of a big occasion coming up soon: we’re getting married. So instead of the usual Top Ten Tuesday, we wanted to look back on some of the books we’ve read together throughout our relationship. We’ve picked out books to read together ever since we started dating and it’s always interesting to... 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 books that give off summer vibes — and given that this is a pretty weird summer, these books are likely to be more important than ever.
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 tricky for us! In the last few years our views on sticking with books have changed often. Sometimes we’ve felt like it’s always best to stick it out and see if a book gets better by the end. Other times we’ve felt the opposite.
We’ve tried to throw bookish parties a few times, but the plans always fell through. Fortunately, this week’s topic is things we’d have at our bookish party, so we can revisit our literary party plans.
This one was a fun topic to ruminate on. It brought back some fond memories along with a few (minor) regrets.