2018 Reading Challenge: February

This month's reading challenge is to read a book that features a person of color as the main character. One of the great blessings of reading is to be able to view a different perspective than our own, to become immersed in a character's thoughts, struggles, and...

Recently Read: January

January is such a great month for reading. It's too cold to go anywhere and gets dark out too soon, so the best solace is to curl up in bed with a good book. Here are a few of the books I read this month that I really enjoyed (especially the last one). What did you...

2018 Reading Challenge: January

It's the first month of the 2018 Reading Challenge and I can't wait to get started! This month's theme is to read a memoir. Here are a few memoirs I've read and loved, and a few that are on my to-be-read list. Share what you are reading by posting an image on...

2018 Reading Challenge

A common goal I hear is the desire to read more books (it's always been my goal too!). This year if you're looking to make a dent in your reading pile and discover new books, consider joining the @PhillyBookClub 2018 Reading Challenge! The Challenge Let's keep things...

The Best Books I Read In 2017

I've attempted the impossible: to select the best books I read this year. I love sharing with you what's on my reading list and hearing what you're reading. I prefer to get book recommendations from people I know so please keep sharing what's in your book pile! For...

My Winter Reading List

Happy Winter Solstice! I'm one of those weirdos who actually likes winter. In fact, it's my favorite season. I know, it's strange. Or maybe YOU are all the weirdos for enjoying sweating in humidity. To each his own. Either way, today marks the longest night of the...

7 Bookstagrammers To Follow

These days I end up finding books to read on Instagram. There are some really great bookstagrams out there and each one has their own little niche. Here are a few book Instagrammers to follow to find your next favorite read! @booksonherbrain Lauren is one of the...

Classic Christmas Books

There are not many activities that I love more than reading on the couch by the fire with a good book and a warm blanket. To get into the Christmas spirit here are classic Christmas books to add to your seasonal reading list. Just a quick note: Instead of shopping at...

Recently Read

It's reading season! Autumn is the perfect time to curl up with a good book. Here are a few books I read this past month - some I loved, some that were okay, and one that I'm currently reading. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng Small towns seem to have the biggest...

7 Books To Give As Gifts

Giving a book is one of the best gifts you can give. Whether it be a book that educates and expands knowledge or offers an escape from the day-to-day, I think people today should read more and tweet less. However, it can be tricky to give a book as a gift unless you...