TreesofReverie Read-A-Thon Day 3

Happy Australia Day Sarah and all of Australia!  Day 3 Bookish Challenge – Australian Authors (A Wish List of Books) Treesofreverie My favorite… Kate Morton, Kate Morton and Kate Morton! Did I mention Kate Morton?? I am absolutely in love with The Forgotten Garden, my first Kate Morton novel. The storytelling powers of this lovely […]

Treesofreverie Read-a-Thon Day 2

72 Hour Read-a-Thon Bookish Challenge and Progress Update Pick A book you would like to see made into a film: The Witching Hour by Anne Rice. I have read The Witching Hour three times and every time I read it I insert actors and actresses I love into the roles.  I have envisioned this movie […]

Joining The Classics Club

So here is a perfect long term reading challenge for me to take part in! When making my 2015 resolutions my reading resolution was very near the top, second only to my family resolutions. I am very intent on minimizing my television/movie time and increasing my written word time. I’ve started partcipating in a number […]

Bout of Books Challenge – Day 3

It’s day 3 of the Bout of Books Read-A-Thon and my challenge today comes from Writing My Own Fairytale. The Challenge – Character Coupling – Take two charcters from two different books and put them together. After some deliberation I think I’m going to go with… Luna Lovegood from Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling (and) […]

Parenting Reading Challenge Hosted by Single Mommy Blog

Reading is perhaps my biggest goal/resolution for 2015. Looking back on 2014 I find that I spent too much time with television and movies and not enough time with my reading goals. I began home schooling my freshman daughter for the 2014/2015 school year and with that has come a huge amount of studying, information […]

A Series of Unfortunate Events Read-a-long On Tumblr I’m a little late in joining this read-a-long, only recently came across it while scrolling through Tumblr. Lemony Snicket has forever been one of my favorites, the Boudelaire children favorite characters! Thinking of getting Katie involved as part of home school curriculum. I’m joining the read-a-long at Book 5, The Austere Academy, but will […]

Thoughts on Book Reviews and Criticism

Treesofreverie Read-A-Thon Questions 7. Thoughts on negative comments and reviews on books. Does it make a difference if they involve constructive criticism or feedback? Ah, reviews… you know I really don’t involve myself in them. There are some book blogs/vlogs that I follow and mostly I like to hear people talk passionately about books and […]

The Perfect Reading Experience

Treesofreverie Read-A-Thon Questions 6.  Describe your perfect reading experience. I can actually vividly recall my most perfect reading experience to date. My family owns a cabin in the mountains of Potter County, PA. Arriving by myself for a night in January about 2 years ago the first things I did were to start the coffee, […]