Book to Movie Challenge 2015 – Check-In #1

Hello friends! It’s already time for our quarterly Book to Movie Challenge check-in. As I mentioned in the master post, this challenge is super-casual and super-flexible. Link-up your Book to … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · 3 Comments

Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper

A lot of hype was surrounding this book and, of course, I completely fell for it. * CONTAINS SPOILERS THE BOOK Published this year, Emma and Otto and Russell and … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 5 Comments

2015 Book Blog Discussion Challenge – Tech Stuff

Although I’ve been blogging for a few years, I find there are still quite a few things I don’t know or understand about the technical side of things. So I … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · 20 Comments

Caught by Lisa Moore

THE BOOK Caught is the second novel by Canadian writer, Lisa Moore. The book was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2013. Last year, the CBC announced Caught would … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · 6 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday – Romances I’d Like To See In Fiction

The theme for this week’s Broke and the Bookish Top Ten Tuesday is about what we like, dislike or want to see more of in fictional romance. I’m not that … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · 20 Comments

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

* CONTAINS SPOILERS I just finished the North and South BBC series from 2004 which had significant differences from the novel and while I probably enjoyed it more (and not … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · 6 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Ten Books I Want To Read From the Feminist Self-Help Genre

I’m sure you recognize the feminist self-help genre: part heartfelt reflection, part witty from-my-experience commentary, part feminist treatise. Otherwise known as the celebrity memoir. Surely it was one of the most … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · 8 Comments

North and South Read-along ~ Final Discussion Post

I started to watch the BBS series and I’m half-way through. Seeing the story brought to life has changed my feelings towards Margaret. I realize the series is only one … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · 19 Comments

Mini-Reviews of Recent Reads

A few mini-reviews to end the week! Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger – A fantastical tale about fourteen-year Sophronia who is recruited into Mademoiselle Geraldine’s Finishing Academy for Young … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 9 Comments

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