Goodbye to 2014

What a year! Two of my favourite series ended, I’ve moved across the country, and completed my first term of an MLIS program. I read so many good books over the year – let’s take a look! Before we get started, my list is in two parts that combine to be my best 14 of… Read More Goodbye to 2014

Winter Reading: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson

Merry Christmas! (If you celebrate it – if not, here’s wishing you an awesome day just because!) Today I’ll be reading The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson, a short holiday story my mother read us every year. A holiday classic, this is an adorable novel to enjoy for Christmas. The Herdmans are the… Read More Winter Reading: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson

Halloween Reading: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Happy Halloween! Today is the day we (ok, I) have been waiting for and to celebrate, here is A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. The first book of the All Souls Trilogy, A Discovery of Witches is simply wonderful. Diana Bishop, historian and reluctant witch, doesn’t use her magic in hopes of leading a ‘normal’ life. After a brief encounter… Read More Halloween Reading: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Halloween Reading: Nightshade by Andrea Cremer

Now a young adult option for Halloween, Nightshade by Andrea Cremer. Pictured here is the original cover art, because I absolutely love it. The paperback looks quite different. This is the first book in the Nightshade Series*. Now, this book itself isn’t too spooky, but the series overall has shifters, magical relics, forces of evil, and some horrifying… Read More Halloween Reading: Nightshade by Andrea Cremer