Category: Bookish Things

Ten Authors I’m Thankful..

Posted November 21, 2017 by Mallory in Bookish Things, Top 10 Tuesday / 4 Comments
Ten Authors I’m Thankful For

I love lists, so what could be better than a weekly meme dedicated to them? Top 10 Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish – visit their page for more wonderful lists. Oh gosh this post almost got me a little emotional!  I love the closeness the Holidays bring and the time for self-reflection.  This week’s Top 10 Tuesday is about books that we’re thankful for – but things are […]

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Sunday Synopsis #11: Get Ready..

Posted November 19, 2017 by Mallory in Sunday Synopsis / 14 Comments
Sunday Synopsis #11: Get Ready for Turkey!

Linking up to The Sunday Post hosted by Kim at the Caffeinated Book Reviewer – a weekly meme where fellow book lovers post updates on life, blog happenings, and their recent book hauls.   The Holiday season is looming and for once, it’s nice to say that we enjoyed a QUIET week without too much excitement because 2018 is going to be here before we know it!  Next week starts […]

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Bookish Confession: Giving Up..

Posted November 15, 2017 by Mallory in Bookish Things / 6 Comments
Bookish Confession:  Giving Up on Your Goodreads Goal

Okay, let’s face it:  it’s mid-November and I’ve officially called it quits on my 100 book Goodread’s goal for the year.  I’m actually not far off – maybe only about 2 books behind schedule on any given week, but I’m suddenly unmotivated.  So know what I did? (Oh you so KNEW that one was coming) I can’t be the only one wanting to throw in the towel on THAT NUMBER. […]

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OCTOBER WRAP-UP: THE SIX MONT..

Posted November 5, 2017 by Mallory in Bookish Things, Monthly Wrap-Up / 4 Comments
OCTOBER WRAP-UP:  THE SIX MONTH BLOG-AVERSARY!

Typically I link my wrap-ups to The Sunday Post hosted by Kim at the Caffeinated Book Reviewer.  Holding back this time as I’m on vacation with zero Internet! Check-out Kim’s site if you get a chance – The Sunday Post is a weekly feature where fellow book lovers post updates on life, blog happenings, and their recent book hauls! Greetings from Hawaii!  We’re on the Big Island wrapping two-days of hiking volcanoes and celebrating my […]

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers..

Posted October 31, 2017 by Mallory in Bookish Things, Top 10 Tuesday / 8 Comments
Invasion of the Body Snatchers!  7 Paranormal Characters I’d Swap Places With

I love lists, so what’s could be better than a weekly meme dedicated to them? Top 10 Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish – visit their page for more wonderful lists. We’re kicking-it old-school horror film style with Invasion of the Body Snatchers!  Why dress-up as your favorite book character when you could just be them instead!? Here are seven favorite Paranormal and Urban Fantasy book characters that I’d […]

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Sunday Synopsis #9: Leaving o..

Posted October 29, 2017 by Mallory in Bookish Things, Sunday Synopsis / 15 Comments
Sunday Synopsis #9:  Leaving on a Jet Plane!

Linking up to The Sunday Post hosted by Kim at the Caffeinated Book Reviewer – a weekly meme where fellow book lovers post updates on life, blog happenings, and their recent book hauls.   Frantically trying to get the suitcases packed and blog ready for our big vacation to the Big Island of Hawaii later this week!  They Hubby and I will be spending two days exploring the volcanos in […]

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Seven Misleading Book Titles I..

Posted October 24, 2017 by Mallory in Bookish Things, Top 10 Tuesday / 23 Comments
Seven Misleading Book Titles I’ve Read

I love lists, so what could be better than a weekly meme dedicated to them? Top 10 Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish – visit their page for more wonderful lists. Allegories, metaphors, and symbolism – oh my!!  Ever think about those book titles from high school and realize that what you got wasn’t what you were expecting?  Oh.  Well maybe that was just me who hated the whole […]

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Sunday Synopsis #8: The Dewey..

Posted October 22, 2017 by Mallory in Bookish Things, Sunday Synopsis / 8 Comments
Sunday Synopsis #8:  The Dewey Hangover

Linking up to The Sunday Post hosted by Kim at the Caffeinated Book Reviewer – a weekly meme where fellow book lovers post updates on life, blog happenings, and their recent book hauls.   Bookish highlight of the week:  my first Dewey’s 24-hour Readathon!! I started just after 7am and wrapped-up at 1:30am – waking-up this morning with a severe compulsion to blog about the experience.  You’ll notice that my […]

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Readatho..

Posted October 21, 2017 by Mallory in Bookish Things / 2 Comments
Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon:  Let the Challenge Begin!

After a (non) intensive training regime of … errr… reading books I’m finally ready:  my first Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon!  The snacks have been bought, the TBR list made, and the husband shipped-off to his class reunion for the weekend.  No way I’ll make to 24 hours, but I’ll sure be trying my darndest! I’ll be posting updates both on the blog and twitter @sheisbookishmn throughout the day.  Not familiar […]

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Sunday Synopsis: Call Me a Co..

Posted October 15, 2017 by Mallory in Bookish Things, Sunday Synopsis / 20 Comments
Sunday Synopsis:  Call Me a Cockeyed Optimist

Linking up to The Sunday Post hosted by Kim at the Caffeinated Book Reviewer – a weekly meme where fellow book lovers post updates on life, blog happenings, and their recent book hauls.   The weekend was a bit of an up-and-down roller coaster – but let’s call this a glass-half-full type of week!  Bad News:  Most of my work crew was sick this week (lots of extra hours) and I […]

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