Tag: The Graveyard Book

10 Great Books That Have Fallen Off The Radar (Or So It Seems?)

10 Great Books That Have Fallen Off The Radar (Or So It Seems?)

Every once in a while, I like to dig through my archives of reviews and see the books people have stopped talking about.  Sometimes I feel like bookish hype rules the day, but to be honest, I really like reading books after the hype has died down.  There’s a lot less pressure to deliver a certain kind of review, and you’re left to enjoy the novel in a suspended state – no rush to meet deadlines, no pressure from the community. Unfortunately, because the publishing world is a business, the world keeps moving and the clock keeps ticking and things get […]

Posted April 27, 2020 in Bookish Things // 0 Comments //
Mini Reviews! The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Graveyard Book, & Anne of Green Gables

Mini Reviews! The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Graveyard Book, & Anne of Green Gables

Time for another round of mini reviews!  The following three books are all books I’ve read before and have reviewed before on the blog, but they’re still good books and deserve a little time in the spotlight. These reviews are short and sweet, with a handful thoughts and impressions but nothing too deep. So, these are a little more spread out than the last time I did a mini review bundle.  Both The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and The Graveyard Book were actually read in October.  I’ve been putting the bits about the books I’m reading in this post as I read […]

Posted December 24, 2019 in Reviews // 2 Comments //
In Which I Do Not Read Books:  Off-the-Grid Readathon V Review

In Which I Do Not Read Books: Off-the-Grid Readathon V Review

Hey guys! Last weekend, I participated in the fifth Off-The-Grid Readathon!  If y’all’ve been around the block a while, you know that I’ve been participating in this one every time it comes up, usually with a lot of success (back in January, I got through six books!).  For me, this is a super fun one because there’s no goals and no requirements – really, the point of it is just to get off social media for a minute and read. And I am the worst when it comes to picking up my phone in the middle of a chapter, because I’m bored […]

Posted October 25, 2019 in Readthons & Reading Challenges // 2 Comments //
Ghost Stories You Simply Must Read

Ghost Stories You Simply Must Read

Almost everyone likes a thrill every once and a while.  While I don’t love horror novels, I do like ghost stories!  And sometimes, they come unexpected.  I’ve read a few books in the last couple years that I thought were going to be about witches or mermaids, but ended up being ghost stories!  Color me thrilled. As Halloween is tomorrow, there’s still a little time for spooks and thrills!  If you’re keen for a ghost story, may I suggest nine of the ones I’ve read recently?  I enjoyed them all.    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow / Featuring the famous headless […]

Posted October 30, 2018 in Memes // 19 Comments //
My Best of the Best, Creme de la Creme Reads of 2017

My Best of the Best, Creme de la Creme Reads of 2017

This is the inevitable post of the year, when we have to go through our amazing list of wonderful reads and pick favorites.  Guys, this is the worst.  It is hard.  There are so many good books that came out this year, but there are also a lot of great books that I read that came out last year.  Or two years ago.  Or ten years ago. Rather than just feature 2017 books, I’ve chosen to drive myself crazy and feature the reads that met and exceeded expectations this year.  The ones that wrapped me up in their worlds and wouldn’t let […]

Posted December 12, 2017 in Memes // 34 Comments //
August Wrap Up! // Featuring:  Lakes, Cakes, AND DOC BROWN!

August Wrap Up! // Featuring: Lakes, Cakes, AND DOC BROWN!

Welcome Ladies & Gents, to the August Wrap Up! August has been a busy month!  For me, there’s been vacations and birthdays and a trip to the dentist (BLECH), and a solar eclipse!  I am so so proud of myself because I have posted every day this month!  I know a lot of people are heading back to school within a week, if they haven’t already.  Can you believe summer’s almost over?  SHEESH.  I think that we all have had a crazy month, so let’s get down to it!  EXCITING THINGS ARE AFOOT, MY PHOENIX FRIENDS. No, not that kind […]

Posted August 28, 2017 in Blogging, Checking In, Real World // 23 Comments //