I am a Christmas nut. I absolutely love Christmas and one of the ways in which a person can tell I love Christmas is that I own over 100 Christmas movies. I have long collected them, from old classics to new releases, from children’s to sing-a-longs, so I am always on the lookout for more. … Continue reading TCM: Christmas in the Movies by Jeremy Arnold
Texas Book Festival! You missed out!
Check out my books from the festival! So excited to read these!
Mr Penumbra’s 24- Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Fascinating book, especially if you like bookstores, computers, and fantasy! Obviously, I love books, so a book about a bookstore has to be icing on the cake, but this was way different from what I expected. The main character, Clay, gets a job at the bookstore as a clerk, working the night shift. He has … Continue reading Mr Penumbra’s 24- Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
The title of Alan Bennett’s novella is a play on words as the main character is of course not common at all. The plot is simple: the Queen of England suddenly becomes a voracious reader, much to the chagrin of her handlers. Although fiction, the story presents one scenario for a ‘behind the curtain’ look … Continue reading The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett