Does Anyone Even Read the Bible Anymore Anyway…?

When’s the last time you read through the entire Bible? This is how I feel when people ask me that question, even though I’m an avid-Bible reader: It’s okay if your answer is “Never” or “A looooong time ago.” And for those of you answering, “I’ve already read through it ‚Ķ Continue reading

Are You Reading Enough?

If you’re reading this post, that means that you’re probably a reader, an author, or a lost internet-wanderer. ūüėČ (I’m glad you found me!) Basically, it means you probably have a thing for¬†books. You are¬†so not alone. But I want to take a moment and talk to the writers out ‚Ķ Continue reading

What Makes You Buy a Book?

What makes you buy a book? I used to be an impulsive book buyer. (Can anyone relate?) Nice cover? Buy. Hype from a friend? Buy. The book¬†just fell into my hands? Buy. But then I ended up with shelves¬†and shelves¬†of books that I didn’t actually love. Some of those books–with ‚Ķ Continue reading

12 YA Books Paired With 12 Christmas Songs

I’m a Christmas music snob I can’t just listen to the generic department-store music. I hand pick each song that goes into my playlist and it goes in only with a very specific reason: Maybe it’s a song that hubby grew up listening to during Christmas.¬†Or maybe it’s the song ‚Ķ Continue reading

What’s On Your Fall 2016 To-Read List?

There are two times of year when I really read. The first is early winter, because I’m on a “new-Year’s-resolution” high and I’ve usually just set a new Goodreads reading goal that’s way¬†beyond my actual reading means.¬†The other time is in the fall, when so many epic books are set ‚Ķ Continue reading

30 Day Countdown: A Time to Rise Pinterest Board & FB Party

Let the countdown BEGIIIIIIIN! *hands out Clocks* 30 days, my friends. Let’s start the countdown. Do you have your Clock? Good, because you don’t want to be Clock-checked by the Enforcers right now. The Council is getting a bit invasive with these new Clocks. Over the next 30 days I’ll ‚Ķ Continue reading

7 Reasons to Buy From Bookstores

Bookstores — these beautifully torturous¬†sources of inner turmoil for us poor bookworms. Do we go inside and buy books? Browse while leaving our wallets in the car? Avoid them altogether because we know our weaknesses? I don’t know! I DON’T KNOW! Actually I do know. All good bookworms are fans ‚Ķ Continue reading