Bookish (And Not So Bookish) Thoughts

With thanks to Christine at Bookishly Boisterous. 10.  Thank you for all your kind words on my video blog last week – flattery will get you everywhere. And on that note, Laura and Alice are golden for the next year – thanks guys! 9. I’m not prone to squealing or random bouts of excitement, butContinue reading “Bookish (And Not So Bookish) Thoughts”

Wishful Thinking: A Top Ten List

In a perfect world*, the movie would always be as good as the book. This is rarely the case. It does happen occasionally (here are ten movies that are better than the book, I still stand by my belief that anyone who enjoyed the book version of The Last of the Mohicans is a pretentious liar).Continue reading “Wishful Thinking: A Top Ten List”

Monochrome (as clear as black & white): A Top Ten List

In case you haven’t noticed, I happen to like black & white. My blog design is black and white, my photo is black and white, my bedroom is shades of charcoal and white (black walls seemed a tad too…much). So in a bit of a twist on today’s top ten list (which is favorite bookContinue reading “Monochrome (as clear as black & white): A Top Ten List”

Why Didn’t I Like That? A Top Ten List

Sometimes a book that should be perfect for you, that everyone insists that you’ll love, falls flat. That sticky situation is this week’s top ten list: books I should’ve love, but didn’t (as hosted by The Broke and The Bookish). I warn you, it could be a controversial list. There’s a Pulitzer Prize winner, aContinue reading “Why Didn’t I Like That? A Top Ten List”

(B)4: A Top Ten List

(B)4. (B)est (B)ooks (B)efore (B)logging (as hosted by The Broke and The Bookish). Which is, of course, 95% of all the books I’ve read because this blog is still in its infancy. To give you a rough idea of what this list might look like if I were being absolutely honest: Jane Eyre, The Painted Veil, EmpireContinue reading “(B)4: A Top Ten List”

A Modern Guide to Disturbing Behavior: A Top Ten List

I was once told spending time with me is like spending time with a cross between the modern Sherlock and Stephen King. I have my doubts as to whether that was intended to be a compliment. Actually, I’m fairly certain it wasn’t.  But hey, I like that show (“s/he will outlive God trying to have the last word”Continue reading “A Modern Guide to Disturbing Behavior: A Top Ten List”