An update on my bookish experiment

It has been four months since I first introduced my bookish experiment, which means it's time for an UPDAAAAAATE. Changes have been made, data has been added, and hopefully, this means that more good books will be read. The spreadsheet Let's play a game of spot the difference with these before and after pictures! Just… Continue reading An update on my bookish experiment

June mini-reviews

84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hannf First line: Gentlemen: Your ad in the Saturday Review of Literature says that you specialize in out-of-print books. Last line: Nevertheless, we will try to write when we can if you would like this, and look forward to hearing from you. Yours truly, Shelia Keywords: letters, used English bookstore, writer in New… Continue reading June mini-reviews

Good books I read in 2017

If you've read my past mini-reviews on all the good books I read each month, these books will look suspiciously familiar. That's because I copied and pasted the best of the best from those posts, dumped them in here, and released this into the world. Well, there was also a little editing involved because even… Continue reading Good books I read in 2017

A bookish reminder that next year is twelve days away

Thank you, Noriko, for so kindly inviting me to do the End of the Year Book Tag and also reminding me that I will need to start writing 2018 on my papers very soon. 1. Are there any books you started this year that you need to finish? I think that the only people who… Continue reading A bookish reminder that next year is twelve days away