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Hey everyone! I’ve been seeing the Jingle Bell book tag around lately and since it’s so close to Christmas, I thought this would be such a fun tag to do!  The tag was created by Richard @ The Humpo Show, and I found this tag from Deanna @ Dee Reads Things. Alright, let’s get started! “All I Want For Christmas Is You…” – What book do you want to see under the… Read More

t’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is: Top Ten Bingeworthy TV Shows and Movies Today we’re taking a step away from books and talking about something we all know and love: books and movies!  Now, I’ll be honest, I actually don’t watch a whole lot of television or movies.  Despite that, I still have a couple favorites that I really love,… Read More

Hey everyone!  With Easter happening this Sunday, I thought it would be the perfect time to do the Easter Book Tag! I wasn’t tagged by anyone, but I discovered this tag on Abbie’s blog, Bonseasonofglass, and it looked like so much fun, I just had to do it. 🙂 Alrighty, let’s get started: Rabbits: A book you wish would multiply / have a sequel  This was a really hard one for me,… Read More

It’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is: Favorite Book Quotes I think it’s so fitting that this is this week’s topic, because just the other day, I was thinking about book quotes, and how there’s so many really amazing quotes out there.  Also, instead of explaining why I like each of these quotes, I’ve decided to just let these quotes speak… Read More

It’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list created by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books I Want My Future Children to Read Nancy Drew I’m going to start this off with my obvious answer: Nancy Drew!  If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know how much I love Nancy Drew. So, naturally, I’m planning on having all my future children read Nancy Drew and… Read More

Hey everyone!  Today I am starting a new feature on my blog called Movie Monday.  Basically, I’m going to discuss and compare the movie adaptations of various books that I’ve read.  The goal, for now, is to do this at least twice a month, but I may do more! 🙂 Today’s book to movie adaptation I’m going to talk about is the 1996 movie Matilda, based off the book of the same name by Roald… Read More

Well, I’m late posting April’s classic, but it’s only the 15th!  I’m still 5 whole days ahead from last month’s classic! 😉 April’s Classic Originally Published: 1988 My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Synopsis: Matilda is a little girl who is far too good to be true. At age five-and-a-half she’s knocking off double-digit multiplication problems and blitz-reading Dickens. Even more remarkably, her classmates love her even though she’s a super-nerd and the teacher’s pet. But everything… Read More