So I’m from Ohio, and surprisingly, I haven’t seen or read many books from Ohio. Curious to see what kinds of books pop up set in my home state, I googled “books set in Ohio.” The following list is pulled from a couple different places in the top search categories. Perhaps you and I will … More 15 Books Set in Ohio
One of my favorite dystopian trilogies is Divergent by Veronica Roth. I love the world that Tris lives in; I find it interesting that people are divided into different factions based on their strongest trait. But the best book in the trilogy (aside from the first one, of course) is Allegiant. When I first started … More Thoughts on: Divergent by Veronica Roth
I was going to write this earlier in the week, but I didn’t due to other distractions in my life. But I’m going to write about it now. Please don’t read The Cold Vanish by Jon Billman. And here’s why: First of all, let me say that when I saw this on display in Barnes … More Don’t Read The Cold Vanish by Jon Billman
As always, I’m constantly adding books to my “to read” shelf. I haven’t finished any other books on my to read shelf. Or what I already half. And yet…I keep adding to it because that’s what I do. So, here are 21 of the latest books I added to my “to read” shelf: The Ballad … More 21 Books on My To Read Shelf
A reader can never go wrong with a Dr. Seuss book. He’s been delighting readers for decades and his silly drawings, life lessons and thought provoking themes are still relevant today. The following are ten books by Seuss that everyone should read: The Lorax The Cat in the Hat One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, … More 10 Dr. Seuss Books You Should Read
When I worked at a library, I loved looking through picture books. They’re easy to read, and full of beautiful illustrations. Of course, some picture books are written for older kids, but the impact is still the same. Here are ten books all children should read: Our Daddy is Invincible by Shannon Maxwell How the … More 10 Picture Books All Children Should Read
I love dogs. I love books. I especially love books about dogs. I wish I read more of them. They make me so warm and fuzzy inside. Here are some books that feature dogs: Marley & Me by John Grogan Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo Old Yeller by Fred Gibson Where the Red Feen … More 10 Books That Feature Dogs.
Title: Maniac: The Bath School Disaster and the Birth of the Modern Mass KillerAuthor: Harold SchechterPublisher: Little ARelease Date: 09 March 2021Genre: Literary, nonfiction I was given a free copy of Maniac in exchange for an honest review. Summary In 1927, while the majority of the township of Bath, Michigan, was celebrating a new primary … More Review: Maniac by Harold Schechter
One of the most common journal prompts for book lovers is “What is your favorite book as a child?” I read a whole lot more growing up than I do now, which is ironic. Usually it’s when you’re a child people try to get them to read then only when you’re an adult you read more. … More The Books I Read (as a Child)
It’s Top Ten Tuesday again! Top Ten Tuesday was originally created by the Broke and Bookish and has moved over to That Artsy Reader Girl in 2018. I didn’t like this week’s topic, which is 10 books that make me hungry, so I’m going to pick a previous week’s topic, which is ten books that … More Top Ten Books I’ve Lost Interest In.