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Life updates & October TBR

October is halfway over, we have begun our descent into the darker half of the year, and it’s getting cold.
I’m finally done with the dreadful paper! 470 more words


Nat Turner's Stolen Book

The Confessions of Nat Turner is a heavy novel.

But one of William Styron’s strengths is balancing that heaviness with light humor or just observations on the normal day-to-day lives of slaves in the 1800s. 367 more words


September Book Haul & Wrap-Up and Minimalism

The “original” meme (I don’t know if this was the very first one – hence the quotation marks), In My Mailbox, was created by The Story Siren… 1,733 more words


Meet One Of The Saddest Couples In Literature

I’ve got to admit that I really like Appointment in Samarra.

Knowing very little about the novel before I started, I’ve been pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoy O’Hara’s writing style, as well as the story. 188 more words


To read or not to read

As an avid reader and blogger, I often find myself in ‘to read or not to read situations’ (i.e. there’s a book or two that I have my eye on but I am in utter torment as to whether or not I should read it). 548 more words

Reading Updates

Previewing The Next 5 Novels

Last week I posted the list of books that I still have to read from the Time list—27 in all.

As I’m getting close to wrapping up… 320 more words


Some Thoughts On The 27 Remaining Novels

Let’s take a look at the 27 books I have left to read from the Time list, shall we?

Here’s what’s left: 412 more words