I don’t know about you, but Christmas makes me tired. I also try not to saturate myself on the holidays, so I’m chopping this list in half to present five holiday books that I like…and five holiday movies. Because that’s just the way I roll.
It’s the first day of December, so that means American Thanksgiving is over and we lived through another November. For the more religious of us, that means we’re now firmly in Advent. There are only 24 shopping days til Yule. Are you ready?
They say you never forget your first love. That adage still holds true when it comes to your favourite books.
I really wanted to like The Remaking. It had an interesting premise, and interesting material to draw from. Unfortunately, it just didn’t stick the landing.
When I think about books that influenced my life, I think of the landmark books. The books that were an accessible introduction to an author or a genre.
This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is a freebie due to the US Thanksgiving Holiday. I’m going to take a look at the books in my backlist that I haven’t read yet.
It doesn’t feel like I did a lot this week, but I did find some reading time. I also managed to fit in a little sock knitting. Now if only I didn’t feel so exhausted!
Having a strong main character can make a so-so book good. Having a strong couple of book buddies can make a good book great. The trick is to find personalities that balance each other out.
If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a killer, John E. Douglas is the guy to listen to. In The Killer Across the Table, Douglas gives insight gleaned from his years with the FBI, talking with killers about their motivations. The Killer Across the Table: Beyond the big names. Twenty years […]
The week before I joined the blog hop, everyone was discussing books that explained a subject of their choice. Let’s look at my favourite writing books!