Books

2020 Reading Challenge

Way, way, way back, many moons ago, I challenged myself to "Read 20 Pulitzer Prize winning fiction books." That didn't happen. Thanksgiving week, I challenged myself to finish a different challenge. I wrote all about that challenge on my book blog. Check it out here! In 2021, I plan to continue this Book Hoarder challenge.… Continue reading 2020 Reading Challenge

Books · Monologue

Words, words, words

I recently read And Then There Were Nun by Jane Christmas. It's the story of Jane entering a convent to decide if that was her calling. In one chapter, she begins discussing Catholic prayers and the changes prayers have taken over the years. People, teachers, parents, etc. are modernizing the language of prayers to make them more… Continue reading Words, words, words

Monologue · Personal Reflection

Reading Harry Potter. Again.

One of my resolutions this year was to read a chapter of Harry Potter each day. Just one chapter. I thought it would be challenging yet rewarding. I was pretty correct. This morning, I read the last chapter of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (I started a few days late because I was out of… Continue reading Reading Harry Potter. Again.