Here’s my second-ever video! Although I’m usually quite camera-shy, I wanted to share some of the books I recently bought from The Folio Society, especially those I picked up in the current Half-Price Sale (which runs through August 11). If you haven’t already, I highly encourage you to take advantage of this excellent opportunity to […]
Month: July 2017
There was not much happening on the blog this month as I was away on vacation for two weeks, but I did keep reading — quite a lot, actually! Here’s what I was up to this month. Reviews The Fledgling by Jane Langton was an unusual mix of magic and philosophy, from my Phoenix Award […]
Now that I’m back from Switzerland (will post pictures soon), it’s time to think about Witch Week! This is my fourth annual celebration of fantasy books and authors (actual witches need not be involved). According to the book of the same name by Diana Wynne Jones, this magical week starts on Halloween and runs until […]
This is just to let you know I’ll be away for a couple of weeks visiting my husband’s family in lovely Switzerland, so won’t be posting or visiting other blogs for a while. I will look forward to reconnecting when I return. Auf wiedersehen!
After four good months, my Mount TBR reading came to a screeching halt in May and June. I’m not sure why — other things just called to me more strongly, I suppose. However, I’ve gotten started again with one book in July so I have 21 books completed so far. I also added some reviews […]
Jane Langton, The Fledgling (1980) Although I read and enjoyed the first three books in Jane Langton’s “Hall Family Chronicles” as a child, I never ventured further for some reason. So when I saw book four, The Fledgling, on the Phoenix Award list, I wanted to finally catch up with it. Like the first three […]