Oh boy do I love a good reading challenge! And let me tell you, the Modern Mrs. Darcy Reading Challenge never fails to get my juices flowing. Year to year, this challenge is well-built and totally manageable, with the 2019 challenge being no exception. 10 Categories. Totally Flexible.100% entertaining. There are other reading challenges that… Continue reading My Reading Challenge Plan (a wee bit late)
I'm sure you guys will understand this, but sometimes finding a book you want to read is HARD! We read blog posts, search Goodreads and Amazon, listen to podcasts, and still sometimes, somehow, nothing looks good. So picture this and imagine my surprise: I'm currently reading a book that I'm not super into. It's interesting… Continue reading When the Book Finds You
I have always been of the opinion that libraries are magical places and yesterday I had the incredible pleasure of taking one of my foster kids to the library and getting her happy self a library card.In my line of work, being a Child Protective Services worker, I work everyday with kids of all ages… Continue reading The One Where I Embarrass a Teen at the Library
10 Original Cover vs. their Movie Tie-In A book cover either makes a good impression or a bad impression, and I have always been of the opinion that it is perfectly acceptable to judge a book by its cover and it is perfectly acceptable to not love a movie-tie-in cover. Here are some movie tie-ins… Continue reading What wore it better?
I'll be honest here, and I don't think I'm alone by any means, but I 100% judge books by their covers. Yes, I hear you, 'But Sarah! You could be missing out on so many excellent books! Are you crazy?' Yes. Yes I am. Fight me. I may miss out on books , I'll give… Continue reading 10 Books I Bought for the Cover
2018 was quite the reading year for little ol' me.I read more in 2018 than in any other year. I knocked out a bunch of books that were on my TBR.I read old book and semi-new books, and overall, I enjoyed the books I read this year, with a few notable exception. So today I'm… Continue reading 2018 Faves
2018 was the second best year I've had since I started tracking my reading back in 2016. I've done better, I've done worse. Either way, I'm still immensely proud of my reading year. I set a goal of 30 and read 40, so I was definitely satisfied. I read and reread, discovered books both new… Continue reading Every Book I Read In 2018