the calico books


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

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