The Game

Good afternoon, everyone! Did you know that today is World UFO Day? While there are many ways to celebrate this particular holiday, I think World UFO Day is a great opportunity to spend time enjoying science fiction (whether in the form of books, television, or movies). Personally, I'm planning to celebrate by watching a few…

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Twenty-Six

Good morning, everyone! I hope that you are having a wonderful weekend so far, and that you are continuing to stay healthy. As businesses continue to reopen across the U.S., Covid-19 cases have been increasing dramatically. I'd really like to encourage everyone to continue to follow the social distancing guidelines recommended by the CDC and…

Sarah’s Scribbles

I recently decided to take a look back at the books that I've read so far this year, and noticed something very interesting. While I have read a fairly diverse selection of books as part of the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge, much of my reading outside of the challenge has been comprised of comic books/manga, old…

Why Spend Time Re-Reading?

To re-read, or not to re-read? There's a question with a complicated answer. Some readers choose to read the same book (or series) over and over again. These readers may enjoy re-visiting worlds and characters that are familiar, or looking for new insights as they read. Other readers may view the act of re-reading as…

The Fortune Cookie Chronicles

Though I can remember going to Chinese restaurants on occasion when I was young, my love for Chinese food (particularly for Chinese takeout) was very much a product of my college experience. We had two exceptional Chinese restaurants near our college campus, one of which was only a five minute walk from our dorm. My…

Happily Ever After & Everything In Between

Good afternoon, everyone! I hope that you are having a wonderful week so far. I spent quite a lot of time reading over the weekend, and had the privilege to read several amazing books that I'm really looking forward to sharing with you throughout the week. The first of these books, Happily Ever After &…