Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: The Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover

Top Ten Tuesday is sponsored by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's topic is The Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover. As I was thinking about this list I realized that in all honesty, I have experienced very few true book hangovers in the last year. Not because I haven't been reading… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: The Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books on My TBR I Predict will b 5-Star Reads

It’s been a very long time since I’ve done a Top Ten Tuesday – so long in fact I didn’t even realize it had transferred over to That Artsy Reader Girl. But as part of my attempt to get back into blogging regularly, I decided to try these weekly posts again (and give my readers… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books on My TBR I Predict will b 5-Star Reads

Shakespeare 2020

“For here, I hope, begins our lasting joy.”

For so long I lived under the impression that I did not enjoy Shakespeare's histories as much as the comedies. Henry VI Part 3 cured me of that mistaken belief. Honestly this play has everything that would make a movie a hit in movie theaters today: war, betrayal, murder, lust. It has it all. And… Continue reading “For here, I hope, begins our lasting joy.”

Books, My Bookshelf

CJ Reviews: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Title: The Starless Sea Author: Erin Morgenstern Publication Date: November 5, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 5 stars "Far beneath the surface of the earth, upon the shores of the Starless Sea, there is a labyrinthine collection of tunnels and rooms filled with stories. The entryways that lead to this sanctuary are often hidden, sometimes on forest… Continue reading CJ Reviews: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Shakespeare 2020

“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.”

This week we continued with the Second Part of Henry the VI. At the time this was written it was actually the first of two parts, instead of the middle installment. I cannot disagree with the scholars who claim the first part is the weaker of the plays. The second part definitely felt much stronger.… Continue reading “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.”

Books, My Bookshelf, Shakespeare 2020

“I Prithee, Give Me Leave to Curse a While”

This post is happening a little later than I had hoped, but oh well. Better late than never, right? As I was thinking about this post, I also felt the need to add a disclaimer that I won't be diving deep into much of literary analysis with these posts (unless I get in the mood,… Continue reading “I Prithee, Give Me Leave to Curse a While”