It’s A Wrap! July

July’s gone. Summer’s flying. My children return to school. I return to work. My alarm clock retrieves attention. I’m battling a slowdown, but I’m reading nevertheless. July Book Revelations Adding short stories and audiobooks enhance my reading experiences. I treated audiobooks like a pariah. “Listening’s not the same as reading.” WRONG! Children learn to listening…

Monday, Monday…

Good Monday, Everyone! How did your weekend go? Fast? Exciting? Slow? Wakey. Wakey. Time to experience another week. August wakes upon us and soon I shall post my monthly wrap and introduce a new pile of books I plan to devour in the new month. I admit to a slowing of reading, without shame, but…

Hue’s Reviews: Full Cicada Moon

Marilyn Hilton’s Full Cicada Moon draws comparison to Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming and we are the wiser and fulfilled for having more to enjoy. Plot In 1969 Vermont, Mimi Oliver trudges through her coming of age, tackling self-identity, her love for astronomy, and first crush. Her father works for a local college, and as a black…

Bookish Habits

I’m a creature of habit. I like what I like, and after living for some decades (Don’t ask!), my habits fit to a key. Of course, being a book dragon, I have more habits. But, for the interest of time, energy and this list, I’ll needle them down to five. Before I read a book,…

A to Z Book Tag

I saw this on Annemieke‘s (A Dance with Books) blog and rubbed my hands together to see what I could add to this interesting tag. Feel free to join! Author You’ve Read the Most Books From Toni Morrison. Courtney Summers. Jacqueline Woodson. Stephen King. Nella Larson. Danzy Senna. Nicola Yoon. V.C. Andrews (though technically a ghostwriter…

The “Who I Am” Tag

I saw this tag first on Molly’s Book Nook (Molly’s Book Nook). I thought “Hey, that’s a cute tag.” But, I talked myself out of playing. Then, I saw Tanya’s Reading (Tanya’s Reading), but needed more coaxing. After seeing Destiny play (Howling Libraries), I said to myself, “Enough! Let’s play!” I love reading fellow bloggers…