I have to pick 10? Favorite books, so far, this year.

You guys! Never in my 10 years of blogging or in my 15 years of tracking my reading, I don’t think I have ever read 90 books by the halfway point in the year. It ....more

Monthly Wrap Up – June 2015

Dear June, Wow. I mean, wow. I honestly thought we wouldn’t get along at all ....more

Reading Notes: On a Long Walk with Stephen King

The Long Walk by Stephen King Published by Signet on July 1979 Genres: Horror Pages: 370 Format: eBook Source: Purchased On the first day of May, 100 teenage boys meet for a race known as The Long Walk. If you break the rules, you get three warnings. If you exceed your limit, what happens is absolutely terrifying.. ....more

Reading Notes: What I’m reading

Since I flaked out yesterday (read, I was too hot because our air is broken. Picture me lazing around with semi-naked boys waving big leaves at me please.) and didn’t post what I was reading for the week, I thought I’d do a thorough job here today while it is still cool enough to breathe. So ....more

Flash Readathon! No Rules, Just Read!

It’s Friday. It’s been a rough week. We could all just a break to just sit, chill, and read ....more

Reading Notes: Some More Thoughts on Pirates and Adventure

Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship by Robert Kurson Published by Random House on June 16th 2015 Genres: Biography, Mystery, Nonfiction Pages: 304 Format: eARC Source: NetGalley A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times bestseller Shadow Divers Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two men—John Chatterton and John Mattera—are willing to risk everything to find the Golden Fleece, the ship of the infamous pirate Joseph Bannister. At large during the Golden Age of Piracy in the seventeenth century, Bannister’s exploits would have been more notorious than Blackbeard’s, more daring than Kidd’s, but his story, and his ship, have been lost to time ....more

Top Ten Tuesday – My Summer TBR

Ah…summer reading. I can’t help but think of my youngster days when I did nothing but lay outside in the sunshine and read, read, read. It was hella bad for my skin but damn it was fun ....more

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading This Week?

Last week: I had a GREAT reading week last week. I finished The Bees on Monday and headed right into H is for Hawk (see below). I wrapped up Fire Shut Up in My Bones Friday and it was amazing ....more

Currently // AHHHH!

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Reading Notes: What is About a Book with a Book on the Cover?

The Library at Mount Char on June 16, 2015 Pages: 388 Format: eARC Goodreads "Neil Gaiman meets Joe Hill in this astonishingly original, terrifying, and darkly funny contemporary fantasy." Carolyn's not so different from the other human beings around her. She's sure of it. She likes guacamole and cigarettes and steak ....more