Second Book Haul of 2021

I bought over 20 books in April! I set aside about $80 to buy several books I’d been wanting for some time. Most of them are old favorites, but I did get a couple books that I haven’t read yet. The full list of all the books is below! And here is the link to […]

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Favorite Quotes from Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Big Magic”

Hello dear reader friend! Here are all my favorite quotes from “Big Magic”. I loved Elizabeth Gilbert’s wisdom and ability to cut right to the heart of the matter. If you’re interested in the full review, you can find my book review video here. All the quotes are by Elizabeth Gilbert unless otherwise credited. You […]

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Having Discovered and Fallen in Love With Thrush Green by Miss Read

I’m reading the cutest, most wholesome series of books right now: the Thrush Green series by Miss Read. I randomly grabbed the first one from the library because I remembered reading somewhere that they were really good. They have not disappointed! The only downside is my library only has the first three of the Thrush […]

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What I Read in February: 2021

The Frontier Stories Vol. 7 Louis L’Amour 2/3 The Phantom of the Opera Gaston Leroux 2/3 The Line Tender Kate Allen 2/4 Mistress of Mellyn Victoria Holt 2/5 The Captive Victoria Holt 2/8 The Iron Marshall Louis L’Amour 2/9 Born to Blog Mark W. Schaefer, Stanford A. Smith 2/10 The Daybreakers Louis L’Amour 2/13 Martin […]

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Ranking Jane Austen’s Novels

It snowed so. much. today! Well. It was hours of sleet first, and then it finally started to snow just before dark. Thankfully, Micah and I were able to work from home and stay cozy and safe. Then around noon, the computer system for my work completely crashed company-wide. Which meant I ended up having […]

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What I Read in January 2021

Hello fellow book nerds! I read 13 books this month. Mostly due to a rather slow season at work so I’m able to read for several hours a day if I feel like it. I’ve included my vlog about all these books, in which I only list 12 books because I hadn’t finished the final […]

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Book Review: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey shocked me. It was slow getting into it originally which made me suspect I might not enjoy it much. But I did. It is a sweeping tale of wilderness, nature, coping with sorrow and grief, love, books, and fairy tales.        Set in the Alaskan wilds, the story begins in […]

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January Book Haul 2021

Here it is, the first of a few book hauls I hope to have this year. One of my goals for 2021 is to make a point of actually purchasing books I’ve wanted to own for months and, in some cases, years! I think I’m off to a fantastic start with this assortment. What are […]

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Books I read in 2020

Despite a particularly busy year, I actually managed to read a fair amount of books! I am thrilled I managed to read more this year than the past couple of years. I discovered a couple new authors, and accidentally read one book twice! I re-read several books, found some new all time favorite books and […]

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The Red Keep – Allen French Book Review

You’ll never guess the next book I’ve got to share with you. Yup! It’s another Allen French book. Can’t get enough of them and when my boyfriend’s family has several I can’t help but read them all in quick succession.   The Red Keep tells the story of Conan, a young squire working towards being a […]

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