A New Year A New Weekend Coffee Share☕️☕️

Happy New Year to all my bookish peeps!

If We Were Having Coffee. . .

I’d tell you that I’m glad 2017 is over. It was a rough year. 2018 has started off a little rocky, but I think things will settle down shortly.

Let’s see there are quite a few things going on in my personal life, but the two things I’m most excited about are: I resumed my flute lessons and an upcoming opportunity at work.

You may or may not remember that I started playing my flute again when I was in Colorado. I decided I would continue lessons when I moved back to Maryland. My first lesson was today and it went well. This week Continue reading

The Friday 56 – American Street by Ibi Zoboi

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple and go something like this.

Friday 561.  Grab a book, any book.
2.  Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
3.  Find any sentence, (or a few, just don’t spoil it)
4.  Post it. Continue reading

Bout of Books Read-a-thon

Oh my gosh! I can’t believe it’s time for Bout of Books 20. I participated for the first time in May and wasn’t as successful as I wanted to be, but that’s behind me now.

Bout of Books is a one-week read-a-thon beginning Monday, August 21st at 12:01 am (your time zone) and ending Sunday, August 27th. And the best part is it’s low-pressure. There are challenges (optional), giveaways, and a grand prize.

Bout of Books is organized Continue reading

The Votes Are In

Thank you to all that voted on the books I would read for the Make Me Read It and Bout of Books readathons and for the month of August.

The Make Me Read It readathon. It’s hosted by  Ely @ Tea & Titles and Val @ The Innocent Smiley runs from August 6th – 13th. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 4 months since the last Bout of Books and excited for BoB20, which will run from August 21-27. I’m sure it’ll be just as much fun.

Without further adieu, the breakdown. . . Continue reading