Category: events

Elizabeth Goudge Day Is Coming

Posted March 9, 2017 by Lory in events / 24 Comments
Elizabeth Goudge Day Is Coming

For the third year in a row, I’d like to celebrate the birthday of one of my favorite authors by inviting you to read one of her works and share your thoughts — whether on your own blog, in the comments here, or in a Goodreads review or other format of your choice. Monday, April […]

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Margery Sharp Day: Britannia Mews

Posted January 25, 2017 by Lory in events, reviews / 16 Comments
Margery Sharp Day: Britannia Mews

Margery Sharp, Britannia Mews (1946) For the third year in a row, Jane of Beyond Eden Rock is hosting a birthday celebration in honor of the author Margery Sharp, to encourage everyone to read and enjoy her witty, entertaining novels. As Jane notes in her announcement post, for the first time in quite a while […]

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Nonfiction November: New To My TBR Round-up

Posted December 2, 2016 by Lory in events / 8 Comments
Nonfiction November: New To My TBR Round-up

It’s been another wonderful Nonfiction November, and we all have piles of books to read. There were different ways to handle all the recommendations that came our way this month… The most common method was to assemble a fairly random collection of tempting titles: Based on a True Story JulzReads Lone Star on a Lark […]

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Nonfiction November: New to My TBR Link-Up

Posted November 28, 2016 by Lory in events / 32 Comments
Nonfiction November: New to My TBR Link-Up

It’s my honor to be the host for Nonfiction November this week, with our final topic: New to My TBR. It’s been a month full of amazing nonfiction books! Which ones have made it onto your TBR list? Be sure to link back to the original blogger who posted about that book! More than ever, […]

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Nonfiction November: Become the Expert

Posted November 21, 2016 by Lory in events / 24 Comments
Nonfiction November: Become the Expert

This week, the Nonfiction November topic is Be the Expert/Ask the Expert/Become the Expert, hosted by Julie of Julz Reads. Three ways to join in this week! You can either share 3 or more books on a single topic that you have read and can recommend (be the expert), you can put the call out […]

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Reading New England Round-up: November 2016

Posted November 20, 2016 by Lory in events / 2 Comments
Reading New England Round-up: November 2016

We’re almost there! As the Reading New England challenge nears its end, the contributions have slowed, but they’re still coming and are as fantastic as ever. Thanks so much to all of you. Next month, be sure to watch for the final Wrap-up and Giveaway post. You don’t need to be a challenge participant to […]

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Nonfiction November: Book Pairings

Posted November 14, 2016 by Lory in events / 22 Comments
Nonfiction November: Book Pairings

This week brings one of my favorite features of Nonfiction November: the Fiction/Nonfiction Book Pairing, hosted by Sarah of Sarah’s Book Shelves. This week, pair up a nonfiction book with a fiction title. It can be a “If you loved this book, read this!” or just two titles that you think would go well together. […]

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Nonfiction November: Choosing Nonfiction

Posted November 7, 2016 by Lory in events / 36 Comments
Nonfiction November: Choosing Nonfiction

Now that Witch Week is over, it’s time to turn to another favorite event that takes place at this time of year: Nonfiction November! This week’s question, posed by Rachel of Hibernator’s Library, is: Choosing Nonfiction: What are you looking for when you pick up a nonfiction book? Do you have a particular topic you’re […]

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Witch Week 2016: Wrap-up and Preview

Posted November 6, 2016 by Lory in events / 13 Comments
Witch Week 2016: Wrap-up and Preview

It’s been another amazing Witch Week here at ECBR! Once again, I’d like to thank the many people who made it possible: Kristen of We Be Reading, for starting off our journey with Neil Gaiman’s American Gods Jenny of Reading the End for giving us her Top Ten Reasons to Read Shirley Jackson Deb of […]

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