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Marie's Reading: "Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way Through Great Books" by Cara Nicoletti ; illustrations by Marion Bolognesi

Isn’t it great when you find an author who’s a kindred spirit?  Cara Nicoletti is the same age as me, loves food, loves to read, and loves to write about both.  428 more words

Book Reviews

mini review: 'Well-Read Women: Portraits of Fiction's Most Beloved Heroines' by Samantha Hahn

A short and sweet review for this evening, but I’m still gushing over owning this little gem.

This is an absolutely stunning book, both in terms of content and just the way it’s been put together. 120 more words

Review: Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) by Rachel Caine

Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Bought
Publication Date: July 7th 2015
Publisher: NAL… 673 more words

Book Review

Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama by Alison Bechdel

Rating: ★★★☆☆

As an autobiographical sequel to Fun Home, Bechdel’s approach to analysing her relationship with her mother couldn’t be more different to how she examined the one with her father. 1,318 more words


Book, written by David Mills and illustrated by Natalie Hoopes (Familius)

I am always (probably mis-)quoting Philip Pullman about books. In a BBC documentary a while ago he said that a book is second only to the wheel as the best piece of technology human beings have ever invented. 266 more words

Picture Books

Required Reading: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

If you’re reading this, I firmly believe you have a favorite book. It might not be cool. It might not be high-brow. But you’ve got it. 505 more words