Posts Tagged: reading

Just-for-Me Book Club: MLK and Sherlock Holmes

I’m back with two more book reviews from the Just-for-Me Book Club. For this project, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I complied a fabulous list. I am loving reading them! First up, I

Just-for-Me Book Club: MLK and Sherlock Holmes

I’m back with two more book reviews from the Just-for-Me Book Club. For this project, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I complied a fabulous list. I am loving reading them! First up, I

Why You Need Goodreads

I am a librarian and I read a lot. For years I tracked the books I read by writing down the titles in my day planner on the date I finished reading them. Four years ago, I switched to Goodreads and

Why You Need Goodreads

I am a librarian and I read a lot. For years I tracked the books I read by writing down the titles in my day planner on the date I finished reading them. Four years ago, I switched to Goodreads and

Just-for-Me Book Club: The Reviews Are In – Part 2

The Just-for-Me Book Club is my latest reading project. I asked bloggers and some regular commenters to suggest books for me to read. I have a fabulous list! I have never been more motivated to read, read, read! The list

Just-for-Me Book Club: The Reviews Are In – Part 2

The Just-for-Me Book Club is my latest reading project. I asked bloggers and some regular commenters to suggest books for me to read. I have a fabulous list! I have never been more motivated to read, read, read! The list

Just-for-Me Book Club: Reviews Are In!

  Recently I asked for book recommendations and committed to reading 20 books that were suggested for me by other bloggers and commenters. You can see the full list here. I started with The Secret River by Kate Grenville, recommended for

Just-for-Me Book Club: Reviews Are In!

  Recently I asked for book recommendations and committed to reading 20 books that were suggested for me by other bloggers and commenters. You can see the full list here. I started with The Secret River by Kate Grenville, recommended for

November – It’s a Wrap!

A quick wrap-up this month! ‘Tis the season to prepare for colder weather. I started wearing gloves this month on days when the temperature got down to about 5 C. I wore my light-weight puffer jacket most of the month

November – It’s a Wrap!

A quick wrap-up this month! ‘Tis the season to prepare for colder weather. I started wearing gloves this month on days when the temperature got down to about 5 C. I wore my light-weight puffer jacket most of the month

The Just-For-Me Book Club

It’s time for a new reading plan! At the end of 2014, I completed a reading challenge I had set for myself called Reading Down the House. I listed the 17 books I owned that I had never read, and

The Just-For-Me Book Club

It’s time for a new reading plan! At the end of 2014, I completed a reading challenge I had set for myself called Reading Down the House. I listed the 17 books I owned that I had never read, and

Summer Reading

I cannot actually claim to do any beach reading or lounging-by-the-pool reading. Nevertheless, summer seems to demand a different kind of reading. Is it chick-lit, or as I call it, light reading (because men’s light reading is just called Humour)? Or

Summer Reading

I cannot actually claim to do any beach reading or lounging-by-the-pool reading. Nevertheless, summer seems to demand a different kind of reading. Is it chick-lit, or as I call it, light reading (because men’s light reading is just called Humour)? Or

In October

Lots going on in October! I started the month with a Vegan Cookbook Battle! From Oh She Glows, I made the Enlightened Miso Power Bowl (photo on my Facebook page) and the Protein Power Goddess Bowl. The recipe titles are rather over-the-top!

In October

Lots going on in October! I started the month with a Vegan Cookbook Battle! From Oh She Glows, I made the Enlightened Miso Power Bowl (photo on my Facebook page) and the Protein Power Goddess Bowl. The recipe titles are rather over-the-top!

In Praise of Illicit Reading

Banned Books Week starts today! It is my favourite literary celebration of the year. There is nothing like illicit reading to get your heart pumping. Especially if you do it knowingly 😉 Like most bookworms, my earliest experiences with forbidden

In Praise of Illicit Reading

Banned Books Week starts today! It is my favourite literary celebration of the year. There is nothing like illicit reading to get your heart pumping. Especially if you do it knowingly 😉 Like most bookworms, my earliest experiences with forbidden

New Reading Plan?

Last year I created my own reading plan called Reading Down the House in which I read a stack of books I’d bought over the years, but never got around to reading. Added to my book club’s choices, it felt like I was

New Reading Plan?

Last year I created my own reading plan called Reading Down the House in which I read a stack of books I’d bought over the years, but never got around to reading. Added to my book club’s choices, it felt like I was