Category Archives: Ruminations

Blog Hop: Just a Little Suspense…

Today’s Book Blogger Hop question is: Who is your favorite horror/suspense author and why? I am not a reader or watcher of horror by and large–but sometimes I like a good suspense.  I enjoy Alfred Hitchcock (when he’s doing suspense more … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: Classically Horrifying

Today’s Book Blogger Hop question is: Both Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Marry Shelley’s Frankenstein are considered classics. Have you ever read either of them? I’m not a reader of horror, but I am a reader of classics, so I’ve read both … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenges: Halfway Update

The end of September must mean time for a challenge update!  I’ve moved forward pretty well in most challenges, with sporadic focus on them…but that’s been enough for most. Newbery Medal Winners Goal: 20 Newbery Medal Winners, halving the number … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: Love for the Banned Books

Today’s Book Blogger Hop question is: In regards to Banned Books Week (www.bannedbooksweek.org/), what are your favourite books that have been banned or challenged? Sometimes it seems like most famous books have been banned by someone some time…the favorite that comes … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: Worth the Money?

Today’s Book Blogger Hop question is: Have you ever bought a more expensive edition of a book, when a cheaper edition was available, just because you preferred the cover of the more expensive one?   I distinctly remember being in Barnes … Continue reading

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