A Friend’s Reading Challenge: 10 Books in a Week

One of my best friends is an avid reader and often reads voraciously in a very short period. She took a few days off of work with the goal to read 10 books. This sounded like fun, so I thought I'd join her in trying to read 10 books before my classes started a few … Continue reading A Friend’s Reading Challenge: 10 Books in a Week

Reading Challenge #28: A Novel Set During Wartime

Title: Victory of Eagles Author: Naomi Novik How it fulfills the challenge: This book takes place during the Napoleonic wars, though the battles that are depicted never actually happened. Genre: Fantasy Quick Description: In the 5th book of the Temeraire series, the dragon's captain, Laurence, has been branded a traitor and Temeraire has been sent to the breeding grounds, no … Continue reading Reading Challenge #28: A Novel Set During Wartime

Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite 2016 Reads Set Outside of the US

Just realized this post did not go through last week! My apologies. Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature from The Broke and the Bookish. This is an awesome topic because, speaking as an American, so much of the content we consume is U.S.A. centric, and features mainly white, male characters. So this is a … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite 2016 Reads Set Outside of the US

Women Writers Reading Challenge #53: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

I have had a huge run of good luck when it comes to books. I don't know what it is, but before I'd read the past 8 books or so, I was in a bit of a reading rut. I'd read books, and they'd be good, but not great. I'm hoping that my good book … Continue reading Women Writers Reading Challenge #53: Uprooted by Naomi Novik