North & South

Yesterday evening was movie night at my house, and I finally had the opportunity to watch North & South, a four-episode BBC mini-series, based on the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell. North & South tells the story of a young woman named Margaret Hale (played by Daniela Denby-Ashe), whose father decides to move the family from…

Things I Am Thankful For In 2020

2020 has been a hard year for people all around the globe. Threats of war, wildfires, murder hornets, hurricanes, and the ongoing global pandemic are just a few of the issues the world has dealt with this year. People have also lost their jobs, their homes, and family members and friends. And this year has…

Holiday Gifts for Your Bookworm, 2020

The holiday season has officially begun here in the United States, and if you're anything like me, you're probably planning to get started on your holiday shopping sometime this week. While I'm willing to bet that the majority of you reading this post are fellow bookworms yourselves, some of you may have made your way…

The Midwife Murders

In a previous post, I mentioned that 2020 has been a good year for new books. There have been a considerable number of new titles that I have had the opportunity to enjoy this year, most of which have been excellent. One of the books I was really excited to read was The Midwife Murders,…

Thanksgiving and COVID

Thanksgiving is now less than a week away, and I know that many people are questioning how (or if) they are going to celebrate the holiday. Along with Christmas, Thanksgiving tends to be a time of large family gatherings, often involving out-of-state travel for extended family members and college students. Due to the current increase…

Yesterday

While I love a good movie, I have to confess that I don't always do a good job of staying on top of new releases, or watching movies that friends and family members have recommended to me. Part of the reason for this is because I spend most of my free time reading, but I…

Manga vs. Anime – Ghost Hunt

Toward the end of October, I had the opportunity to once again participate in the Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon. During the Readathon I chose to focus my attention on several comic books, manga, and graphic novels, which I have been reviewing over the past few weeks. The final series that I read during this time…