Category: events

Nonfiction Book Swap

Posted October 5, 2017 by Lory in events / 4 Comments
Nonfiction Book Swap

Nonfiction Book Swap Sign-Ups In my preview post for Nonfiction November, I forgot to include the link for the awesome book swap hosted by Katie from Doing Dewey. Read on for details… This year, we’ll also be bringing back the nonfiction book swap! If you sign up for this swap, you’re committing to sending your […]

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Get ready for Nonfiction November

Posted October 3, 2017 by Lory in events / 11 Comments
Get ready for Nonfiction November

Coming up next month is a blog event I look forward to all year: Nonfiction November, hosted this time around by JulzReads, Sarah’s Book Shelves, Sophisticated Dorkiness, Doing Dewey, and yours truly. I discovered this event soon after I started blogging four years ago, and it really amped up my interest in reading nonfiction. I […]

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Witch Week is coming in one month!

Posted October 1, 2017 by Lory in events / 16 Comments
Witch Week is coming in one month!

It’s October, and that means there’s only one month to go until Witch Week — an annual event celebrating favorite books and authors from the realms of fantasy, myth and legend. What do we have to look forward to? Besides a link-up for your own posts and contributions, there will be some wonderful guest posts: […]

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Blogging the Spirit: What is love?

Posted September 24, 2017 by Lory in events / 8 Comments
Blogging the Spirit: What is love?

A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I watched the movie La La Land. While I did not think it was as amazing as some rave reviews and awards would have it, it did leave me with an interesting image. (Spoiler alert here, for anyone who wants the ending to remain a secret.) At […]

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#BloggingtheSpirit: A new monthly event

Posted August 27, 2017 by Lory in events / 21 Comments
#BloggingtheSpirit: A new monthly event

Laurie of Relevant Obscurity has started a new ongoing event: #BloggingtheSpirit, Adventures in Spirituality on the Last Sunday of the Month. Laurie says, “I am proposing that we connect on the last Sunday of this month, August 27th with any kind of post you chose: on a book, a piece of art or music, a […]

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Armchair BookExpo: Dining with the Authors

Posted June 2, 2017 by Lory in events / 14 Comments
Armchair BookExpo: Dining with the Authors

Today’s Armchair Book Expo topic is Dining With the Authors. “Every year at Book Expo, children and adult authors are featured during breakfast. Who would you dream of enjoying a meal with? Would it be breakfast, lunch, dinner, or simply coffee? What would your meal be? What would you discuss?” I’d have a giant literary […]

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Armchair BookExpo: Introductions and Best Practices

Posted May 31, 2017 by Lory in events / 60 Comments
Armchair BookExpo: Introductions and Best Practices

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I was planning to go to Book Expo this year but then changed my mind. However, I’m happy to participate in the “Armchair” version, which I discovered in my first year of blogging and have enjoyed ever since! I’m completing three of this year’s prompts for a quick […]

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Elizabeth Goudge Day Wrap-up

Posted April 28, 2017 by Lory in events / 4 Comments
Elizabeth Goudge Day Wrap-up

Thank you, everyone, for another fantastic Elizabeth Goudge Day! Here is what I have gathered from those who participated — please let me know if I missed your post. And congratulations to Jorie of Jorie Loves a Story, who won the giveaway of Towers in the Mist! Helena Rae, who is not currently blogging, commented […]

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Elizabeth Goudge Day 2017

Posted April 24, 2017 by Lory in events / 19 Comments
Elizabeth Goudge Day 2017

The day is here! Have you been reading something by Elizabeth Goudge in honor of her birthday? Please let me know in the comments, and I’ll include your post in a wrap-up on Friday. I posted my review of Towers in the Mist yesterday, an evocative exploration of Elizabethan Oxford; click the link for my […]

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