15 Favorite Books

I forgot that today was National Book Lover’s Day. You would have thought I’d remember that since I work at a library and we had a couple things going on today. We passed out cupcakes with mini books in it that a couple of employees made. We also had a book swap where people brought … Continue reading 15 Favorite Books

The Trouble With Tuck by Theodore Taylor

The Trouble With Tuck by Theodore Taylor. Photo by Ashley French 2022 Title: The Trouble With TuckAuthor: Theodore TaylorPublished: 1981 (Dell Yearling) Summary Helen loved her dog Tuck from the moment he was placed in her arms as a puppy. A loyal dog who was her best friend and protector, the two of them went … Continue reading The Trouble With Tuck by Theodore Taylor

The Bookish A to Z Book Tag

I found this tag over at What Laura’s Reading if you want to check out her post (which I originally found on Pinterest. Author You’ve Read the Most Books From Not sure since I generally read a lot of different books from different authors. Right now it’s Colleen Hoover (ick) or Robyn Carr. Best Sequel … Continue reading The Bookish A to Z Book Tag

Library Help

Photo by Tamu00e1s Mu00e9szu00e1ros on Pexels.com Since I've worked in a library all of my adult life, I rarely need help finding a book from the other librarians. Since the current library I work at is an independent one, meaning it's not connected to the county library system or a library consortium of any kind, … Continue reading Library Help

My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Someone said this cover reminded them of Stranger Things. I never saw it, so does it? Photo by Ashley French 2022 Title: My Best Friend’s ExorcismAuthor: Grady HendrixPublished: 2016 (Quirk Books)Genre: Horror Summary Abby Rivers and Gretchen Lang have been best friends since fourth grade. But when they were sophomores in high school, something strange … Continue reading My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Buying Books vs. Borrowing Books.

Photo by Rafael Cosquiere on Pexels.com Since I read fairly regularly, I should probably answer the age old questions that readers sometimes ask themselves and then answer: Do you prefer buying your books or borrowing them? Surprisingly, I feel complicated about this question for a lot of questions. Since I've worked in a library system … Continue reading Buying Books vs. Borrowing Books.

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in a Place I’d love to Visit

I always forget about top ten Tuesday, mainly because some of the prompts I don’t like. Yesterday I read a blog post participating in this week’s prompt and I really liked it so I decided to write my own response. Obviously today is Wednesday as I’m writing this so I’m a day late, but it … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in a Place I’d love to Visit

July 2022 Book Reads Wrap-Up

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com I only read three books in the month of June: American Royals by Katharine McGeeJaws by Peter BenchleyLayla by Colleen Hoover American Royals is based on the premise that America chose George Washington as their king rather than as president. It's the 21st century and the descendants of Washington are … Continue reading July 2022 Book Reads Wrap-Up


Photo by Vlad Cheu021ban on Pexels.com *This post was originally written on July 27, 2022 The sun is finally out (if briefly) -- it was struggling all day and even rained for a while in the morning. I lit my candle and snuggled on the couch to read. there's something comforting about reading on a … Continue reading Gloomy.