• Bibliophilia,  Reading

    Summer Reading Ends…For Now

    In my last post, I dedicated a week to catch up on my TBR pile. And maybe I’d add a second week. Both weeks were still not enough to shorten my reading stack. But I did get a lot of reading done. Prior to my reading staycation, I had checked out Tracy Chevalier‘s The Last Runaway from my local library. I decided to finish it before I started anything on my TBR pile. It was worth the time finishing it and avoiding a late fee! Among those books read from my TBR pile is Light from Distant Stars by Shawn Smucker. You can read my review here and here. This…

  • Bibliophilia,  Reading,  Self-care

    Summer Reading

    I have made a spur of the moment, joyous, and lovely decision! Beginning tomorrow, I am taking at least next week to do nothing other than reading some books that are piling higher and higher by the day. In fact, I may get brave and take the next week to do the same. Here’s what’s waiting for me: Shawn Smucker’s Light from Distant Stars and The Edge of Over There Karen Eisenbrey’s Wizard Girl; This Particular Happiness by Jackie Shannon Hollis; Jumping Over Shadows: A Memoir by Annette Gendler; and I’ll be finishing The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier. If our weather stays as nice as it is, you may find me on the back porch…