Top Ten Books I’m Thankful For (2017)

I’m thankful for many aspects of my life: my family, my health, my sense of self, laughter. They fill my life with meaning, and I cannot imagine not having these joys. As a reader and writer/blogger, I’m especially thankful for my love of words and books. I’m a proud logophile and bibliophile. Can you blame…

Halloween Freebie: Ghoulish Sounds for Party Crawlers…

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. Halloween freebie. Yeah, I talk about books, movies, and whatever pops into my head. Throw music in the mix and you pretty much grasp what entertains me. If you’re headed to a knockout party, make sure these ten tunes keep you…

Top Ten Unique Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. Book covers. They promise beauty and poise before you open floodgates into other worlds. Some readers like good covers. Some readers do not focus on them. Some readers obsess and equate a good story with a great cover. I found myself…

Five Books To Whet A Bookworm’s Appetite

Happy Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. Today’s top ten – er, five – revolves around ten stories involving or centered around food. This week I include two classic children’s tales and three adult books, worthy of your attention. Chaotic weather opens a town’s clouds to give a…

Top Ten Must-See Halloween Movies

Usually, I post my participation in Top Ten Tuesday, an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. However, for October, I’m going rogue and my weekly post will discuss Halloweenish/Fall and related pop cultural topics. I breathe horror movies. Along with musicals and documentaries, horror counts as my top three favorite film genres….

Top Ten Books Featuring Biracial Characters

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. Representation matters. While writers and publishers work to create reading opportunities involving all faces and backgrounds, one must be honest in realizing that some stories deserve recognition. With greater representation of interracial marriages come the need for stories involving biracial/multiracial teens…