These are the best books I read in 2020 for seven different categories, including Best Setting, Best Dialogue, Best Hero, and more! I’m handing out awards to my favourites!
Treat yourself to some fireside reading and capture the holiday spirit with a bit of old-fashioned storytelling from Christmas past. You can read–or listen–to these short stories for free!
When rain falls, books call. Answer the summons with one of these novels that are perfect for cozy, rainy day reading at home. Close your eyes for a minute (when you’re done reading this sentence), and answer this question: What would you most want to do if it was wet and gray outdoors, but you were snug inside with time… Keep Reading
Want to build your L. M. Montgomery collection with the most beautiful book editions and cover art? I scoured the internet for the best copies of Anne of Green Gables, Emily of New Moon, The Blue Castle, and every other Montgomery novel. Happy shopping! I had fun laughing over the hilariously awful book covers that exist for L. M. Montgomery’s… Keep Reading
A lot of contemporary fiction is overhyped, but I’ve found a few new releases that deserve all the praise they can get. Here are five of my favourite auto-read (or auto-buy) contemporary authors. I’ll read everything new they publish! If you’ve spent more than two minutes on this site, you know I gravitate towards classic and mid-century novels. I love… Keep Reading
Ever wondered what classic chapter books are worth adding to your family’s library? These 50 chapter book picks are child and parent approved, and make for excellent family read-alouds! Get your children hooked on classic books from an early age–or use this reading list to fill in the gaps with classics you may have missed when you were little. Read… Keep Reading
Visit Ireland through the pages of a book! These classic books set in Ireland will give you a taste of Irish culture, history, and landscape. I’ve included both Irish novels and short story collections in this sampling of classic Irish fiction. I know a lot more about English and Scottish literature than I do about Irish literature. It’s a gap… Keep Reading
I’m reviewing my 2019 reading year by passing out “Book Oscars” to books that were a big win for me in various genres and categories. Hope you find some good inspiration from this list as you compile your own TBR! Each new year, it’s my custom to reflect on my past reading year by awarding “Book Oscars” in various categories…. Keep Reading
There’s a book for every mood! Here’s a list of novels to read based on your mood, whether you want romance, humor, tragedy, or anything in between. These mood-based reading recommendations will help you decide exactly what to read next. Classic Books to Suit Every Mood There are lots of ways to choose which book you should read next. But… Keep Reading
All of these books take place by the sea or on the ocean. Add them to your summer reading list and toss one in your beach bag before you hit the sand! Planning a beach vacation? If you’re a bookworm, picking which books to bring will be just as important as selecting your outfits. Since you’ll be in the sand… Keep Reading