A blog about books. Oh, and some other stuff too.

18170549

#ReviewsdayTuesday: The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan (0)

2014/04/15 • #reviewsdayTuesday, Reviews

What’s This Book About? An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world’s attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation. Marina Keegan’s star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May… Read More ›

Reviews »

#ReviewsdayTuesday: The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan (0)

18170549

What’s This Book About? An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world’s attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation. Marina Keegan’s star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May… Read More ›

Top Ten Tuesday »

TTT: New to Me Authors Discovered in 2013 (3)

donnie-darko.jpg

  To learn more about Top Ten Tuesday or see the future topics, click here! So since we’re nearing the end of 2013, let’s talk about the new to us authors we’ve discovered this year. There were so many authors that I read for the first time that this will be a difficult list to narrow… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge »

Weekly Photo Challenge: Window (12)

fog

From Cheri Lucas Rowlands: Windows are everywhere. Depending on where you are — your bedroom, your office, a hotel room, or a tiny tourism office overlooking a lively street in a beach town in the Dominican Republic, shown above — a window can reveal different things. They are portals into the world’s stories. Glimpses into… Read More ›

Readalong »

Brunch Book Club – November Discussion of The Iron King by Julie Kagawa (4)

Through some serendipitous quirks in planning, Michele and I were both available to meet before an evening of bookish events (thank you, HarperCollins!). Foregoing brunch for once, we found a warm and delicious (add cheap and cheerful) restaurant in Chinatown where we could enjoy something yummy for dinner while we had our chat. Corn and… Read More ›

Personal Musing »

April is Poetry Month: Get the Poem Outdoors (0)

copyright Lost In a Great Book, 2014

For those in the literary community, April is a wonderful month because it’s when we celebrate poetry in all forms. Too often poetry is left behind or neglected in favour of the weighty tomes of full length novels or heartily researched non-fiction. At school as a student and as a teacher, I loved poetry units,… Read More ›

Events »

Blog Tour: #EmpressoftheNight by Eva Stachniak (0)

Empress_BlogTour

A note to readers: Empress of the Night is the second book in a pair of complimentary novels that detail the life of Catherine the Great from two different perspectives. While they can absolutely be read as stand-alone stories, it is advisable to read the pair for the full experience.  After reading The Winter Palace, I went on… Read More ›

I’m Part of the Blog Nation

Goodreads Challenge 2014

2014 Reading Challenge

2014 Reading Challenge
Jenn has read 24 books toward her goal of 110 books.
hide

NetGalley Approved!

Copyright Notice

Instagram Feed

Seeing how a children's book inspired a grandma to make a quilt of her granddaughter's favourite characters... Lovely! #peppapig #randomhousekids #lovelygrandma #100happydays

2014 TBR Challenge

Join Wendy The Super Librarian as we try to plow through some of the books on our TBR pile in 2014!

Favourite Quotes….

via GoodReads

Jenn's quotes


“A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them.” —Lemony Snicket Goodreads Quotes
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,468 other followers