BINGO! As you can see, I've gotten two bingos since the last time I posted about WBB (which has been far too long ago!). Not YA: "Everything You Want Me to Be" by Mindy Mejia White Cover: "Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk" by Kathleen Rooney FREE SPACE Science Fiction: "Three Years with the Rat" by … Continue reading Winter Bookish Bingo update
It's been over a week since my first progress report on Winter Bookish Bingo, so I thought I'd give you all an update. I've filled three more spots on my WBB card since New Year's Day: Not YA: "Everything You Want Me to Be" by Mindy Mejia Survival: "Instrumental: A Memoir of Madness, Medication … Continue reading Winter Bookish Bingo update
So, um, today is my birthday ... *throws confetti* I'll be celebrating later today with Jared and my parents. Yesterday the celebration kicked off early with book shopping, dinner and a movie. We saw "La La Land" ... Jared suggested it without realizing it's a musical (he hates musicals!). It was a beautiful film! Anyway, … Continue reading Birthday/book swap book haul
Happy 2017, all! I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable New Year's Eve/Day. On Saturday, Jared and I had a late lunch with his parents (mainly to celebrate my father-in-law's birthday). Then, we spent the evening with friends – eating more food, drinking delicious beverages, playing Jackbox games and laughing ourselves silly. Yesterday was … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Happy New Year's Eve! To wrap up 2016, I've filled out this year-end book survey I first discovered at Stephanie's Book Reviews. It is hosted by The Perpetual Page Turner. Number of books you read: 46 Number of re-reads: 1 Genre you read the most from: Historical fiction 1. Best book you read in 2016? … Continue reading End of year book survey
I agree with St. Martin's Press editor Hope Dellon: I want to be Lillian Boxfish when I grow up. Lillian, 85 (or is she 84?), sets out on New Year's Eve 1984 down the streets of Manhattan. She's always been a walker. It clears her head, it keeps her healthy and it gets her out … Continue reading Review: “Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk”
Greetings, fellow bloggers! I'm a first-time participant in Bookish Bingo, created by Bekka @ Pretty Deadly Reviews. To learn more, check out the sign-up post. Here's the basic idea: There is a bingo card for each season. This one is for December, January and February. The object is to get as many bingos as possible, using … Continue reading Winter Bookish Bingo is here!
Happy Friday to one and all! Today's post is something a bit new and different for That Book Lady Blog - my first installment of "Reading Notes." It's basically a chance for me to jot down some of my thoughts on a book I'm currently reading. I'll try to avoid spoilers when I can, but if I … Continue reading Reading Notes: “Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk”
How is it already December?! We don't even have our tree up yet ... *sob* November was a busy month in many ways, and reading and acquiring books was no exception to the rule. November reads Click on the covers for my reviews November book haul Due to a streak of luck with Goodreads … Continue reading November recap