Month: August 2015

Aug 04
The Last of the Firedrakes (The Avalonia Chronicles, #1) by Farah Oomerbhoy (review)

The Last of the Firedrakes (The Avalonia Chronicles, #1) by Farah Oomerbhoy (review)

You know those series where you finish the first book, and get that urge to immediately track down and read the next one? This is totally that kind of book. Unfortunately the 2nd book isn’t published yet. It starts out totally believably for anyone who was ever picked on or bullied in school. I immediately identified with Aurora, and got that sinking feeling when I read about what happened to her in school with the cute and popular boy. Shortly after that, the magic part of the fantasy began. And from there it was a total ‘I don’t want to… Read more »

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Aug 01

What Is Your Ideal Home Library?

I know some people consider one shelf of a tiny bookcase to be a library. Or not to really have use for more than that amount of books. Others have an entire room devoted to nothing but books. And quite a few of us fall somewhere in between. My current library room is also my craft room. One end has my desk with my computer, (and a fan for hot days!) and a glider rocking chair to curl up in to read. The rest of the room is filled with bookcases. I have 8 that are not-quite floor to ceiling,… Read more »

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