POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Eight

In last week's POPSUGAR Reading Challenge update, I mentioned that I was anticipating a very busy week. Those words turned out to be even more accurate than I could have predicted. Last Saturday evening, my grandmother was admitted to the hospital after a fall caused a burst fracture in one of her vertebrae. She underwent…

Happy Venom-tine's Day!

Happy Venom-tine's Day everyone! Today has been a wonderful celebration of my favorite Marvel Comics symbiote. My celebration officially began early this morning with a cup of hot chocolate and a fantastic Venom story. Venom: Lethal Protector, by James R. Tuck, is a novelization of a comic book story originally released in six parts (created…

I Work at a Public Library

I don't actually work at a public library, but I recently had the opportunity to read a book by a librarian named Gina Sheridan, which was called I Work at a Public Library: A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks. I Work at a Public Library is a collection of unusual library encounters with…

Comic Book vs. Movie – Snowpiercer

While my personal policy is to read books prior to seeing the movie adaptation, there are times when that isn't always possible. This often happens to me because a friend or family member invites me out to see a movie before I've had a chance to read (or finish reading) the book. But sometimes, I…

Very British Problems

If you have a Netflix or Amazon Prime account, chances are you've come across a television series called Very British Problems. The series, which had a run of two seasons, is based on a series of books written by Rob Temple. The first book in the series, Very British Problems: Making Life Awkward For Ourselves…

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Four

This week turned out to be a little busier than I'd anticipated, but it's actually been very productive. In addition to completing some long-overdue household tasks, I have officially finished 20% of this year's POPSUGAR Reading Challenge! A book you picked because the title caught your attention... The first book I finished this week was…