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Goodreads Choice Awards 2020

Fiction: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Mystery/Thriller: The Guest List by Lucy Foley Historical Fiction: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Fantasy: Crescent City by Sarah J. Maas Romance: From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. Armentrout Science Fiction: To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Palolini Read more



Best Books of 2020 lists

As they start rolling in, I will post links to the best books of 2020 according to their sources. This will be updated as they come in! Time Magazine: https://time.com/collection/must-read-books-2020/ The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/nov/28/best-books-of-2020?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Today%20in%20Books&utm_content=Final&utm_term=BookRiot_TodayInBooks_DormantSuppress The New Yorker https://www.newyorker.com/culture/2020-in-review/the-best-books-we-read-in-2020 New York Times This is the link Book Riot Best Books of 2020 Read more






Hallmark Christmas Movies That are Based on Books!

Put that clicker down and read the book before the movie! We got hallmark channel movies that we based on books! OMG! The Jingle Bells Bride by Scarlet Wilson Christmas Wishes & Mistletoe Kisses by Jenny Hale The Mistletoe Inn by Richard Paul Evans Northern Lights of Christmas by  Teri Read more


Tracking the places that I read

I may be the only one who does this, but I enjoy tracking the settings of the books that I read. I have a US and World map. After figuring out the location of a book, I then color my page. I do this yearly then create a new map Read more



Books similar to Harry Potter

NOTHING can come close to this series. I read them a few years ago in my 30s and still loved these books. Even though you will never come close to the magic of Harry Potter books here are some recommendations of other books that you may enjoy. Oprah Magazine Recommends Read more


Bill Gates’ recent recommended books

In an interview with Lloyd Minor, Dean of medicine at Stanford University, on October 21, 2020, Gates recommended the next four books to read during the pandemic. “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander ” Breath from Salt: A Deadly Generic Disease, a Read more



70 Books people lie about reading

1.       Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland – Lewis Carroll 2.       1984 – George Orwell 3.       The Lord Of The Rings trilogy – JRR Tolkien 4.       War And Peace – Leo Tolstoy 5.       Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy  6.       The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle 7.       To Kill A Read more


R.L. Stein Goosebump Books in order

Order of Goosebumps Books Welcome to Dead House     Stay Out of the Basement     Monster Blood     Say Cheese and Die!     The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb     Let’s Get Invisible     Night of the Living Dummy     The Girl Who Read more



A Shout out to my local library!

I wanted to take the time to thank my local library! This is the new building. Knox Public Library in Knox, Pa. Home of the Horsethief festival. When I was a small kid, no one around me read. It was hard to be motivated to read. I thank my school Read more



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100 Books in 2020!

So what is sweeter than the anniversary of your book blog? Well, getting to your book goal for this year earlier than expected! 100 books in 2020 in October! I am sure I will tie to the same amount of books that I did last year which was 144 books! Read more



One year Anniversary of Book Nerd Alert!

WOW! One year! To be honest, it feels as though it has been a lot longer than a year! I would not be here without having so many wonderful Book Nerds reading my blog! Thank you for reading my blog! A big shout out to my husband for helping me Read more




A complete guide to Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales and poems

Halloween is always a good time to break out my Poe tales! My favorite tale is “The Black Cat.” I used to be freaked out by that story! Happy reading, Book Nerds! Poems: PoetryO, Tempora! O, Mores! (Never published in Poe’s lifetime)TamerlaneSongImitationA DreamThe LakeSpirits of the DeadEvening StarDreamsStanzas The Happiest Read more