The Four Chinese Classics

This is part of Read Yourself Happy’s #readtheworld series. Every other month, a new country will be selected, and we’ll examine literature and culture for that location. If you would like to participate this month, use the hashtag #readtheworldchina. When you start learning about Chinese literature, you will undoubtedly come across the Four Chinese Classics … Continue reading “The Four Chinese Classics”

The Great Gatsby: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by K. Woodman-Maynard: A Review

The Great Gatsby: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by K. Woodman-Maynard Based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald Graphic Novel | Classics | Literary Fiction Published by Candlewick Press Publication Date: January 5th, 2021 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Adapting a classic and beloved novel into a graphic novel is no easy task, but K. Woodman-Maynard has … Continue reading “The Great Gatsby: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by K. Woodman-Maynard: A Review”

New Comic Book Releases – July 29, 2020

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s comic book release day! Here are some of the most exciting issues coming out. For a complete list, head over to Midtown Comics. Not sure where to buy your comics? Check out Comic Shop Locator for shops near you. If you don’t live in an area with a local shop, you can purchase … Continue reading “New Comic Book Releases – July 29, 2020”

My May 2020 TBR

Since it’s been a long time since I’ve actually stuck to a TBR, I’m just going to share the books that I know I’ll be getting to. I’m currently re-reading Cora Carmack’s Roar so that I can read the sequel, Rage.While there are a lot of common YA tropes in Roar, I still really enjoy the storm magic … Continue reading “My May 2020 TBR”

New Comic Book Releases for November 27th, 2019

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s comic book release day! Here are some of the most exciting issues coming out. For a complete list, head over to Midtown Comics. Not sure where to buy your comics? Check out Comic Shop Locator for shops near you. If you don’t live in an area with a local shop, you can purchase … Continue reading “New Comic Book Releases for November 27th, 2019”

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson – A Review

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson Horror | Classics | Gothic Published by Penguin Released September 21st, 1962 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Shirley Jackson is one of those authors whose books I’ve had on my TBR list for years, but never got around to reading. Which is odd, because I adore Gothic … Continue reading “We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson – A Review”

The Bookish Bucket List Tag

I was reading through book blogs on WordPress and came across a lovely blog called Sophie’s Corner. The post I found was the Bookish Bucket List Tag and I really enjoyed the questions, so here we are. The tag was originally created by Madison at Madison’s Inkwell. Here’s a link to the original post. What … Continue reading “The Bookish Bucket List Tag”

Children’s Books I Grew Up On – Reviews & Reflections

I’ve mentioned many times on this blog that I grew up in a house of readers, always surrounded by books. I’m so thankful for that upbringing because I’ve loved books as far back as I can remember. Recently, I decided to re-read a few of my favorite children’s books and wanted to provide some brief … Continue reading “Children’s Books I Grew Up On – Reviews & Reflections”

The Ultimate Guide to Kindle Unlimited

Is Kindle Unlimited worth it? To many people, Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited is a great ebook subscription service. For $9.99 per month, you can read as many Kindle Unlimited ebooks as you wish, and there are thousands of options available. (psst… to get a free month of Kindle Unlimited, head to the bottom of the article!) … Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Kindle Unlimited”

New Comic Book Releases for July 24, 2019

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s comic book release day! Here are some of the most exciting issues coming out. For a complete list, head over to Midtown Comics. Not sure where to buy your comics? Check out Comic Shop Locator for shops near you. If you don’t live in an area with a local shop, you can purchase … Continue reading “New Comic Book Releases for July 24, 2019”

Beautiful Books with Foxes on the Cover

As you have probably guessed from my blog design, I really like foxes. They’re adorable, and I grew up on an island where it wasn’t strange for them to be in the yard. Ever since I’ve just been drawn to them. Fun story: on my third date with my boyfriend, we had a midnight picnic … Continue reading “Beautiful Books with Foxes on the Cover”

New Comic Book Releases for May 29th

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s comic book release day! Here are some of the most exciting issues coming out. For a complete list, head over to Midtown Comics. Not sure where to buy your comics? Check out Comic Shop Locator for shops near you. If you don’t live in an area with a local shop, you can purchase … Continue reading “New Comic Book Releases for May 29th”

Beowulf – A Review

Beowulf Unknown author Epic Poetry | Classics | Fantasy First written around 975 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I’m not sure what kept me from reading the epic poem Beowulf. It’s sort, it’s metal, it’s based on Norse legends, there’s a dragon – those are all elements that usually make me love a story. Whatever the reason … Continue reading “Beowulf – A Review”