R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril Challenge

The summer is swiftly ending and turning into fall.  The nights are getting cooler, the cicadas are chirping, and the grocery store shelves are stocked with pumpkin beers. It’s time for the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril Challenge that’s hosted each year by Carl from Stainless Steel Droppings.  The challenge runs from September 1-October 31.  Now, challengeRead more

August 2013 Wrap-Up and Upcoming Plans

Hello everyone!  August has been a successful blogging/reading month.  Now that I’m back to blogging solidly again, I’d like to start monthly wrap-up and housekeeping posts again. This weekend, I’m going to Pennsylvania to go camping with my family for Labor Day weekend.  As I’ll be in the middle of nowhere, there will be noRead more

RIP VII: Intro Post & Reading Pool

It’s that time of year again!  From Sept. 1-Oct 31, Carl from Stainless Steel Droppings hosts the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril challenge. R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril VII  focuses on reading novels from the following genres to set the mood for fall and Halloween:  Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Dark Fantasy, Gothic, Horror, Supernatural, and anything otherwise creepy. As farRead more

Fragile Things Groupread, Part 8

This week concludes the groupread of Neil Gaiman’s collection of short stories entitled “Fragile Things,” hosted by Carl from Stainless Steel Droppings as a part of the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril Challenge. The image to the left is the cover from the Hungarian version of the book.  I thought it was interesting to see the variousRead more

German Literature and General Housekeeping

For anyone who may be interested, Caroline from Beauty is a Sleeping Cat and Lizzy from Lizzy’s Literary Life are hosting a German Literature Month this November.  The event features two readalongs, numerous giveaways, and weekly discussions. Judging by the amount of time my classes are taking up this semester, I probably won’t get everythingRead more