October is all about one thing – Hallowe’en. I’m not super big into Hallowe’en, and I can be a bit of a wuss when it comes to scary movies or books. One movie I do love, though, is The Addams Family. I love the dynamic between Morticia and Gomez, and I aspire to be as deadpan as Wednesday Addams. When I saw this awesome Addams Family Book Tag on Books and Hot Tea, I knew it would be perfect for some October blogging.
It’s always good to see people in books or on screen who enjoy reading as much as you do. It helps you feel more connected to the characters, and brings you a little further into their world.
There are so many readers it’s tough to cover them all, but these are some you’ve got to keep an eye out for. They’re among the most well known bibliophiles in the world of fiction.
Today is my parent’s wedding anniversary. They’ve been married 27 years, and neither of them has committed any serious crimes against the other. Believe me, it’s a big achievement.
While my parents celebrate, July 15th is also a pretty popular date for fiction. Maybe it’s because it’s almost right in the centre of the year (it’s the 196th day of the year, and there are 169 days until the New Year) but it’s come up in two books I’ve read so far.
More tags? Oh but of course, would it be this blog without a few of them? I’m trying to build my book content here on this blog, and I think this blog tag from Madhu over at Purrfect Girl is a perfect way to get that ball rolling.
After all, who doesn’t love talking about books? I was going to do this as a video, the first video for the blog, but I don’t think anyone is quite ready for the voice yet.
Challenge Criteria: A book you can finish in a day.
It is Ireland in the early 1950s and for Eilis Lacey, as for so many young Irish girls, opportunities are scarce. So when her sister arranges for her to emigrate to New York, Eilis knows she must go. Arriving in a crowded lodging house in Brooklyn, Eilis can only be reminded of what she has sacrificed.