Top Ten Tuesday Freebie: Some Favorite Childhood Illustrated Books

I’m linking up with Top Ten Tuesday. I had this in my drafts as a spin-off of an earlier TTT childhood favorites, I think I went more middle-grade/preteen on that first one. In no particular order. A lot of these were from the Five and a Row Series based on the Charlotte Mason method of… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday Freebie: Some Favorite Childhood Illustrated Books

Top Ten Tuesday: Unpopular Bookish Opinions

I don’t know if all of these are unpopular, they are just opinions/arguments (not the same thing) I rarely see expressed or are expressed and then scorned. But I have a limited exposure. A lot of these are my ideals. I’m SUCH a mood reader. I feel like I need some escapist reading. I don’t… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Unpopular Bookish Opinions

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books of the Last 10 Years

I thought this was really creative/fun/easy topic. I don’t pay too much attention to specific publication dates, more to decades/centuries/eras, so I was curious to see what would come up for me. I exported my Goodreads library and cutting down out extra columns, I managed to look at the years 2018-2009 on publication dates for… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books of the Last 10 Years

Top Ten Tuesday February 26: Places Mentioned In Books That I’d Like to Visit

I want to go to more places from this list, but I’m trying to find ones that have a distinct literary connection for me. Many books are set in places I want to visit, but the books themselves don’t inspire me with their descriptions or lack thereof. And then there are places for which I… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday February 26: Places Mentioned In Books That I’d Like to Visit

Top Ten Tuesday: Winter TBR (December 18)

I want to finish the last three books of Stephen Lawhead’s Pendragon Cycle (two of which have to be via interlibrary loans) and the last of Diana Wynne Jones’s Chrestomanci books (also interlibrary loans). I have a few other books currently borrowed or requested again that I want to get through, but I don’t have… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Winter TBR (December 18)

Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Items I Want to Own

I’m linking up here with The Artsy Read Girl for Top Ten Tuesday. These book plates (plus several of the other designs) These book ends (or something similarly fanciful and elegant) Book sleeves similar to this for when I lend out books A page anchor or something similar Miniature classic favorite book necklace or classic book locket… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Items I Want to Own

Top Ten Tuesday: The Longest Books I’ve Ever Read

I’m linking up here with The Artsy Read Girl for Top Ten Tuesday. To the best of my knowledge this are the longest books I’ve read (as of 9/2/18). I was relying on Goodreads, and editions vary because of size of pages, size of type, any extras (introductions), and anything else that may or may… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: The Longest Books I’ve Ever Read

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Blogs/Bookish Websites

I’m linking up here with The Artsy Read Girl for Top Ten Tuesday. I’m including blogs that I used to read that really helped encourage my reading, not only sites I use now, nor is this list comprehensive; I frequently find book lists on blogs or sites that I like that aren’t exclusively or mainly… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Blogs/Bookish Websites