Some of you may already be aware that I have a mild-to-moderate obsession with bookmarks. I absolutely love them! To borrow from Jane Austen, "It is a truth universally acknowledged," that a bookworm in possession of a large number of books must be in want of more bookmarks. My own bookmark collection has undergone a… Continue reading Bookmarks: The Obsession Continues
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… Continue reading Why Spend Time Re-Reading?
Back at the beginning of January, when people were excitedly sharing their New Year's Resolutions with each other, I noticed quite a few people talking about how they wanted to read more in 2020. Since then, the reality of the Covid-19 pandemic has changed how we function in our day-to-day lives, and some of the… Continue reading Getting Your 2020 Reading Resolution Back On Track
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… Continue reading I Work at a Public Library
Whether it's an electronic list, or a physical pile, shelf, or bookcase, TBRs can occupy a big space in a reader's life. I don't know about you, but when it comes to my TBRs, I have a serious problem. Not only have I reached the point where multiple bookcases are crammed full of books that… Continue reading Have We Gone A Little Too Far With All Of Our TBRs?
As someone who is always carrying around a book, I find myself reading in public on a frequent basis. Some of the places I have been caught reading include, but are not limited to: restaurants, public transportation, doctor's offices, grocery stores, sporting arenas, movie theaters, and work. But while reading in public can be a… Continue reading Reading in Public
In one of my earliest posts, I discussed the fact that my bookmarks have a tendency to vanish, only to reappear several months later. This phenomena has forced me to use some unusual things to mark my place. Despite the fact that I currently do have several bookmarks available for my use, there have been… Continue reading Forgotten Bookmarks
Have you ever noticed that the more you read, the more bookmarks you seem to collect? I can't even begin to count the number of bookmarks that I've acquired over the years. Unfortunately, they tend to behave like socks in the dryer...mysteriously vanishing for months on end, only to resurface in increasingly unlikely locations. I've… Continue reading Unusual Bookmarks