What I Read: August 2021

I read a lot, but not necessarily well, I wasn’t thrilled with a lot of my fiction, however, I think it again helped me to think about my fiction. And the two non-fiction books I read were EXCELLENT! Nonfiction Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You… Continue reading What I Read: August 2021

What I Read May 2021

A classic heavy month. I didn’t read many books, but most of the ones I read or at least finished this month were classics. Villette by Charlotte Brontë. I finished this this month. I enjoyed rereading this in a readalong well enough. But the self-indulgently emotionally tumultousness in this style of Romanticism (or maybe just… Continue reading What I Read May 2021

What I Read: September 2020

I’ve gotten my reading motivation back thanks to going through Fairytale Central’s retellings lists, reading two fairytale retellings by Liz Brazwell (found on those lists), the Dune trailer motivating me to pick up Dune (it has been on my list for awhile then some of my siblings read it, but I’ve got to see that… Continue reading What I Read: September 2020

What I Read and Watched: October 2019

I’m rather burned out and unmotivated. I barely read, watched a few Hallmarks (not really in the mood for many of these this year thankfully, but really read for old favorites for Christmas). Books The Dream Stealer by Sid Fleischman. Uninspiring kids’ book. The Queen’s Secret by Jessica Day George. A middle-grade book that as… Continue reading What I Read and Watched: October 2019

What I Read: August 2019

Rose Cottage and Stormy Petrel by Mary Stewart. Not my favorites, the first is better, the last was rushed, undeveloped, and yet another of her stories were I preferred the bad guy (he had more personality and development). Lady of Quality and The Nonesuch by Georgette Heyer. These feature the less-offensive rake and demure “on-the-shelf”… Continue reading What I Read: August 2019