Tag: The Golem’s Eye

Staying at Home and (Not?) Reading – The March Wrap Up!

Staying at Home and (Not?) Reading – The March Wrap Up!

Posted April 6, 2020 in Checking In // 6 Comments

What a month it has been, my loves. All over the world people are affected and their lives turned upside down by coronavirus.  I know this is a huge source of anxiety for many people, so I wish to respect that and I’ll I’m going to say is whoever you are, wherever you live, I hope you are healthy and hanging in there.  Please take care of yourself as best you can. We’ll dig right into the month wrap up this month without too much chatter. The Monthly Haul This month and into next month, you’re going to see decent […]

The Golem’s Eye by Jonathan Stroud

The Golem’s Eye by Jonathan Stroud

Posted March 28, 2020 in Reviews // 0 Comments

  It’s such a different experience listening to the Bartimaeus trilogy rather than reading them.  Neither is bad, they’re just different.  I’ve read these books a couple times in hardcopy, and while I’ve listened to The Amulet of Samarkand a couple times… this is the first time I have listened to The Golem’s Eye.  In my memory, I liked The Golem’s Eye least of the series (I like The Ring of Solomon best) and never really felt the need to go on when a wave of nostalgia incited me to pick up something from my high school years.  I’m not sure if it’s the […]

July Wrap Up

July Wrap Up

Posted July 30, 2017 in Checking In // 26 Comments

July is gone, and I’m posting this today so I can focus on Harry Potter’s birthday tomorrow.  I swear, I’m not a Harry Potter nerd. LIES! #Ravenclaw4Life I’ve had mixed feelings about this month’s books.  There’ve been a couple of DNFs, but on the other hand there were books that I really loved!  It was a high/low month and nothing inbetween. THE JULY HAUL I had a good run at Barnes & Noble earlier in the month, and I’m beginning to clear out my audible credits as well. JULY READS WRITING LIFE In a touch of insanity, I decided to […]

Sharing Books

Sharing Books

Posted October 21, 2016 in Reading // 0 Comments

It is an interesting experience to be sharing the books I grew up loving with my husband, who has never been a reader.  Since we both work in the same office and our commute is 87 glorious miles each way, I’ve adopted an Audible subscription without regrets.  Audio books are wonderful for long car rides, because the best audiobooks are performed.  This brings a level of interest to the stories that some have difficulty replicating when they read books… which is why so many people flock to films and skip novelizations altogether. The first book I entrapped my husband with was Eragon […]