I was looking around the blogosphere this morning and saw a blog post by one of my favorite historical fiction authors Elizabeth Chadwick, with a huge list of her mountain of research books.Go check it out here.So I decided to take a few pictures of my molehill of research books, which I've acquired for a … Continue reading My Collection of Research Books
Hey! I finished reading my tenth book of the year last night!I'm so glad I decided on a 35-book challenge this year; it makes for a gentler reading pace, especially since I'm writing at the moment as well.Here is my list. Click on the title links if you're curious about my reviews (the one for … Continue reading 2017 Goodreads Reading Challenge: 10 Books Read!
I am now halfway through my reading challenge goal for the year--just in time for the halfway point of the year :-)Here's what I've read since March, when I finished book 11:12. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert. Non-fiction/Inspirational/Art/Writing. 4 stars.13. Never Let Me Go by Kazoo Ishiguro. Fiction/Science Fiction/Dystopian/Literary. 3 stars.14. … Continue reading 22 Books Read
This year, for my Goodreads reading challenge, I am aiming for 44 books, so I'll be doing my lists in increments of 11. I just finished book 11 of the year five minutes ago (it was a hardcover, coffee table-type book...so not exactly a huge challenge to read), so here we go!Also, I'm actually writing … Continue reading 11 Books Read
My aunt found this the other day when she was cleaning. It's a sakubun my cousin wrote for Japanese school--an essay. My two older cousins and I went to … Continue reading More Japanese Stories, Please