Category Archives: Ruminations

Blog Hop: Reading and Re-Reading

Today’s Book Blogger Hop question is: How many books have you re-read? If you have re-read books, please tell us the book’s title and why you re-read it. I have re-read many, many books.  I’d guesstimate about a third of the … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: A Question of Beliefs

Today’s Book Blogger Hop question is: Would you stop reading a book if an element of the plot strongly clashed with your personal beliefs, or would you continue reading until you finished the book? That’s a really intriguing question, and one … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: Cover Judgements

Today’s Book Blogger Hop question is: When you feature a book in your posts, do you include a book cover? The short answer that readers of my blog already know is yes.  I think it’s pretty standard to include a cover … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: Meeting Authors I Almost Know

Today’s Book Blogger Hop question is: If you could meet one author, dead or alive, who would it be? I’ve written quite a bit on this subject already (about alive authors and dead ones) and I think all regular readers already … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenges: First Quarter Update

Three months into the year can only mean it’s time for my quarterly update on reading challenges! Newbery Medal Winners Goal: 20 Newbery Medal Winners, halving the number remaining Host: Smiling Shelves A good start to the year, although I … Continue reading

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