The Odyssey Homer/ Translated by: Emily Wilson So I decided to reread this solely because of the translation- apparently the first in English by a woman. Also because I was in a serious Black Sails mood and had sea-faring pirate vibes going. Having read a messy, broken hard to follow translation in college (or high … More Great Translation- Still Don’t Like Him
Well past it actually. But having put another year under my belt recently I saw this tag on A Book Olive and though it would be fun. And honestly it’s probably been 30 years since I’ve done a tag. The original tag was created by Ink Not Blood.
As we head into not just a new year but a new decade I thought I’d do my top books of the decade. It was supposed to be a list of 10 but wound up doubled. Some might be controversial picks but I enjoyed all of them for many different reasons. And I’ve found that … More Best Books of the Decade
In super exciting news Circe- which was one of my favorite reads in a very long time- got a straight-to-series order from HBO. I find the writers credits a bit of a mixed bag but the source material is so strong… oh, man I’m having de ja vu cause I am sure I said that before … More Circe News & Her Satanic Majesty: A July Wrap-Up
It’s time for the Best Books of 2018 meaning… My Favorite Read of the Year and a few special Book Awards. Not all of these were published in 2018 but it’s the year I read them so that’s what we’re going with! I’m not going to go into to much detail though I’ll link to … More The Best Books of 2018
So I tried to narrow down the book, film and television characters who would make both Santa’s lists this year. I was going to do more than the year but that would have taken me forever! Let’s do Naughty first cause that’s always more fun…
Since I judge books by covers I wanted to do all my favorite most beautiful, striking covers of 2018. I haven’t necessarily read these books and in some cases the insides weren’t as beautiful or striking but these are my top picks! Unfortunately I don’t own them all either so in some cases they aren’t … More All the Beautiful Books 2018 Edition
I am in a very list making mood these days. I did one for people who want to try Science-Fiction and then was working on movies got to Clueless (which is of course a timeless Emma retelling) and thought… Retellings. The Best Ones I’d Recommend for People who want to give them a go! FYI while this … More 8 Retelling Recommendations to Try
Seeing as how Taylor Swift’s Reputation tour kicks off today I thought I’d do a recommendation list of books that go will with this particular album/era. Some go well with the album overall. Some go well with certain songs on the album and others are just about women embracing their reputations but also writing their … More Book Recs for the Reputation Era!
Every time Spring rolls around I decide I’ve somehow developed a green thumb and surround myself with flowers and succulents and things that grow. This April was really no different. I’m finishing off my herb garden (which is really just a shelf) but hoping for the best with keeping them alive!