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

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”

Anglophilia, Books, My Bookshelf, Shakespeare 2020

Resolutions and Shakespeare

Last month, as 2019 was winding down, I was thinking about New Year's Resolutions as people do. This year I didn't want to do the typical diet-type resolution. I was tired of making resolutions that are ineffective rarely kept. I wanted go into 2020 with clear, but personal goals in mind. 2020 is going to… Continue reading Resolutions and Shakespeare

ARC August, Monthly Review, My Bookshelf, Recapping Reads

ARC August 2016 Wrap-Up

Well, I have to confess this year's ARC August (hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat. ) was not nearly as successful as last year. I only read a grand total of four (!) books this month, much less than the nine I had hoped to get through (and the 11 ARCs I read last August). But sometimes life… Continue reading ARC August 2016 Wrap-Up

ARC August, My Bookshelf

CJ Reviews A Hundred Thousand Worlds by Bob Proehl

Title: A Hundred Thousand Worlds Author: Bob Proehl Publication Date: June 28, 2016 Format: Advanced Reading Copy Rating: 3.5 stars Valerie Torrey took her son Alex and fled Los Angeles six years ago—leaving both her role on a cult sci-fi TV show and her costar husband after a tragedy blew their small family apart. Now Val must… Continue reading CJ Reviews A Hundred Thousand Worlds by Bob Proehl

ARC August, My Bookshelf

ARC August Update: Week Two

We're already halfway through August and I am so far behind in my ARC August goals! You may have noticed that I did not have an update last week, as I hadn't even started on my reading list. And at this point I've only managed to finish two of the books on my list. Life has… Continue reading ARC August Update: Week Two

ARC August, My Bookshelf

CJ Reviews Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

Title: Behind Closed Doors Author: B.A. Paris Publication Date: August 9, 2016 Format: Advanced Reading Copy Rating: 2.5 stars Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do. Though, you’d like to get to know Grace better.… Continue reading CJ Reviews Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris