Literary Life Reading Challenge Poetry Anthology The Best Poems of the English Language: From Chaucer through Frost compiled by Harold Bloom I heard this book referenced on The Daily Poem podcast, and ordered a copy. I like that there is a write up about the poets and poems. I did read a little here in … Continue reading 19 Books for 2021: why these? and what has already changed by February! and again by SPRINGTIME!
on Books Read in 2020 Children's Books There is a sagging shelf in our library overfilled with to-be-read children's books. When a parent comes to me to ask my opinion on a book for their children, I do not wish to recommend a book or author I have not gotten to know myself, or at … Continue reading Just a few MORE notes….
New Author Let's begin with a happy accident. A new to me author I came across along the way. I always listen to Audible on long road trips, and I was about to embark on a five hour drive, with my mother as passenger, for a visit to my sister's home. On our last trip … Continue reading 2020 Reading Notes
I was in a flurry of excitement the last few weeks of 2019, choosing books to read in the upcoming year. I was already in the habit of choosing and committing to reading at least one book each month JUST FOR ME, and sharing each read with a friend. However the prospect of my 2020 … Continue reading Reading in 2020