Reading Goals for 2021

Happy New Year, everyone! 2020 is officially over, and I know we're all hoping that this year will be far better than the one we've left behind. For many of us, New Year's Day is traditionally seen as a time of new beginnings, and an ideal time to put our resolutions into practice and build…

New Year’s Eve, 2020

Happy New Year's Eve, everyone! I think that most of us would agree that 2020 has been a hard year (both personally and globally), and I imagine that there are very few people who are sorry to see it go. In all honesty, it would be incredibly easy to spend this entire post dwelling on…

My Dad’s Book Recommendations

Good morning, everyone! Today is a very special day, because it's my dad's birthday! In celebration, I thought it would be fun to share some of his favorite books and authors with you. Like me, my dad loves to read, and he enjoys a wide variety of genres and writing styles, including: adventure, science fiction,…

Wishing You A Merry Christmas, 2020

Good morning, everyone! Christmas Eve is finally here, and I'd like to wish everyone who is currently celebrating a very Merry Christmas! Christmas is, without a doubt, my favorite holiday of the year! I love the lights and decorations, the music and movies, the cookies, giving and receiving presents, and spending time with my family.…

Tea, Anyone?

Good morning, everyone! I hope that you are having a fantastic week so far, especially those of you who are currently finishing up your last week of school before Winter Vacation. I know it probably seems like Friday afternoon will never arrive, but you're almost there! In the meantime, I hope that all of your…

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…

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…

Have You Voted Yet?

Today is a very important day for U.S. citizens, because it is the 2020 General Election. It is a chance to let your voice be heard, and a time to make a decision about how our country will be governed for the next four years. You might be wondering if I'm going to endorse a…

National Author’s Day and NaNoWriMo

Good morning, everyone! I can't believe that it's already the first of November! Today is National Author's Day, which is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the work of your favorite authors. Here are a few ideas for how you could celebrate National Author's Day... Set aside some time to read a book by your favorite…