Book Reviews · Non-fiction

The Time Traveler’s Guide to Medieval England

If I were to choose a favorite topic for my non-fiction reading, I would have a really hard time deciding between history and anthropology. As I've mentioned in previous posts, I find history fascinating, and I love learning about the societies and cultures of the past. My most recent non-fiction read was a great blend… Continue reading The Time Traveler’s Guide to Medieval England

Art · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Non-fiction · POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Six

Good morning, everyone! I hope that you are having a wonderful weekend so far, and that you are continuing to stay healthy. Before we get started on this week's Reading Challenge update, I wanted to take a little bit of time to bring you all up to date on my mum's condition. As many of… Continue reading POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Six

Book Reviews · Non-fiction · POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Four

Good morning, everyone! I hope that you are having a fantastic weekend so far, and that you are continuing to stay healthy. It has been quite a week. Last Saturday, after posting my weekly update, I noticed that my feline/velociraptor hybrid was doing a lot of blinking and rubbing one of his eyes. Concerned that… Continue reading POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Four

Book Reviews · Non-fiction · POPSUGAR Reading Challenge · Travel

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Two

Good morning, everyone! I hope that you are having a wonderful weekend so far, and that you are continuing to remain healthy. For the second week of the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge, I chose to read Clanlands: Whisky, Warfare, and a Scottish Adventure Like No Other, by actors Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish. This was another… Continue reading POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2021 Update: Week Two

Book Reviews · Non-fiction · Travel

Booked: A Traveler’s Guide to Literary Locations Around the World

I don't know about you, but I have been doing a tremendous amount of reading since the holidays. For Christmas, my parents surprised me with several new books, which I have been thoroughly enjoying over the past couple of weeks. One of the books I received was Booked: A Traveler's Guide to Literary Locations Around… Continue reading Booked: A Traveler’s Guide to Literary Locations Around the World

Book Reviews · Essays · Humor · Non-fiction

Spending the Holidays with People I Want to Punch in the Throat

Do you ever have those moments when you feel like you've got everything together and you're ahead of schedule, only to realize that your sense of time is completely screwed up? That happened to me earlier this morning. I sat down to look at the calendar before getting started on today's post, and rather abruptly… Continue reading Spending the Holidays with People I Want to Punch in the Throat

Book Reviews · Children's Books · Historical Fiction · Non-fiction

Talk Like A Pirate Day 2020

Argh! It do be Talk Like A Pirate Day, mateys! Okay, that's quite enough of that, but the statement still stands. Today is Talk Like A Pirate Day, which makes this a perfect time to discuss books about pirates. It's really not surprising that people find pirates fascinating. Not only are they part of world… Continue reading Talk Like A Pirate Day 2020