Here’s some of the bookish “May-hem” taking place this month.* (You see what I did there. ^_~ Okay, okay…I’ll stop. -_-)
May 5 – August 17: Sync Audiobook Summer Reading Program. Ever been interested in listening to your books? While engaging in other activities (cooking, gardening, walking/exercising, etc.)? Well, now’s your chance to do so this summer with 30 audiobook titles…for free.
May 7: Free Comic Book Day. Whether you’re new to comics or a regular reader, this is a perfect opportunity to snag some free comics at Continue reading
April is a very busy month in the world of books. Here are some bookish holidays and happenings going/continuing on this month.*
April 1 – 30: National Poetry Month. Celebrate your enduring/new-found love for poetry throughout the month. Take the opportunity to discover new poetry/poets.
April 1 – 30: D.E.A.R. (Drop Every and Read). Celebrate the joy of reading all month long.
April 2: International Children’s Book Day. Show your love of children’s books, and share them children you know and Continue reading
What will you be reading this March? In case you haven’t heard, there are a bunch of interesting histfic reads being released in March. And I can’t wait to get my hands on them.
Here’s a list of some that sound pretty promising (presented in order of release).
Mar. 1st – America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie; Hanging Mary by Susan Higginbotham; The Moon in the Palace (Empress of Bright Moon #1) by Weina Dai Randel
What first caught my attention with these historical fiction finds, other than their beautiful cover art, were their fascinating Continue reading
In case you’re wondering how to get your historical fiction fix during the month of February, look no further. (Well, you could check some other resources…and come back and offers some suggestions. I’m always hunting for something to new read and would love some recs.)
Anyway, here are some to look forward to. From my to-read/read list to yours (listed in order of release).
Feb. 2nd – Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys; The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee
Feb. 9th – Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman
I can personally recommend Salt to the Sea, which has easily made it’s way to my list of favorites. With it, Sepetys brings the literary world a heart-breaking Continue reading
What follows is a list of countries (and, for those in the U.S., states, regions, cities/towns, etc.) I have visited, am visiting, or will visit vicariously through historical fiction books and plays. (Some involve travelling within the books, like The House of Hawthorne, so bear with me). As expected, this list will