TBR Additions and Other Ramblings

Happy Weekend! Do weekends even exist now? Is time meaningless? The weather here is soaring into the 20s and it's feeling more and more like summer. It is most welcome because my new parenting strategy is Always Be Outside. My kids are just better behaved when they spend time outside. I turned our front driveway… Continue reading TBR Additions and Other Ramblings

Book Review: On the Shores of Darkness, There is Light by Cordelia Strube

I picked this book up several times, read the blurb on the back, and put it back before I finally decided to read it. What turned me off was the description of the main character, Harriet, as "11 going on 30"; in general, I don't enjoy stories about overly precocious, wise-beyond-their-years children. What eventually turned… Continue reading Book Review: On the Shores of Darkness, There is Light by Cordelia Strube

What I Read – December 2016

Check back tomorrow for my complete 2016 reading list, including the highlights of my reading year. (If you're into that kind of thing.) The Bellman - Heidi Barnes (Vireo Rare Bird Books, 2016) The Wonder - Emma Donoghue (Harper Collins, 2016) The Fox at the Manger - P.L. Travers (Virago Modern Classics, 2015) The Death… Continue reading What I Read – December 2016