Bookish Memory Check, Wyrd & Wonder

Bookish Memory Check: It’s All a Fantasy!

 tree wolf image by chic2view on 123RF.com It's Wyrd & Wonder month so I'm going to do a fantasy version of the Bookish Memory Check, another chance for me to see exactly how bad my memory is and pretend it's funny instead of worrying. The rules: Go to your Goodreads ‘fantasy’ + ‘read’ shelfSort by randomTest your memory… Continue reading Bookish Memory Check: It’s All a Fantasy!

Wyrd & Wonder

Wyrd & Wonder – Best Laid Plans

 tree wolf image by chic2view on 123RF.com Wyrd & Wonder is “an annual geek-out over all things fantasy”, hosted by Imyril, Lisa, Jorie, Ariana and Annemieke. It's my second time participating, I absolutely loved it last year. I'm a bit busier this time around so I'll try to be more realistic about my goals. The realistic goals: read 5… Continue reading Wyrd & Wonder – Best Laid Plans

Bookish Memory Check

Bookish Memory Check – the Romance edition

It's Valentine's Day so I'm doing a romance version of the Bookish Memory Check! The rules: Go to your Goodreads ‘romance’ + ‘read’ shelfSort by randomTest your memory on the top five books The Boys on the Rock by John Fox My memory:Uh, I barely remember anything. It's about two boys and there's a beach.… Continue reading Bookish Memory Check – the Romance edition

Reviews

Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams

Nashville Legends second baseman Gavin Scott's marriage is in major league trouble. He’s recently discovered a humiliating secret: his wife Thea has always faked the Big O. When he loses his cool at the revelation, it’s the final straw on their already strained relationship. Thea asks for a divorce, and Gavin realizes he’s let his… Continue reading Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams

Thoughts

How to write a friendship – Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Maybe I pick bad books or maybe I don't read enough female authors; but I'm always pleasantly surprised at well written female friendships. One of the best things about Uprooted is the friendship between Agnieszka and Kasia. It's not one of those 'we're friends even though nothing we ever do shows that', but it's also… Continue reading How to write a friendship – Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Bookish Memory Check, SciFi Month

Bookish Memory Check – the SciFi edition

ARTWORK by Liu Zishan from 123RF.com In honor of the SciFiMonth, it's time for the science fiction version of the Bookish Memory Check! The rules: Go to your Goodreads ‘sci-fi’ + ‘read’ shelfSort by randomTest your memory on the top five books Borders of Infinity by Lois McMaster Bujold (Vorkosigan Saga #5.1-5.3) My memory:I think this is one of… Continue reading Bookish Memory Check – the SciFi edition

Reviews

The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

The Bridges of Madison County is the story of Robert Kincaid, a world-class photographer, and Francesca Johnson, an Iowa farm wife. Kincaid, fifty-two, is a photographer for National Geographic. A strange, almost mystical traveler of Asian deserts, distant rivers, and ancient cities, he is a man who feels out of harmony with time. Francesca Johnson,… Continue reading The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller