Featured Book: The Way of the Househusband, Volume 1

This is actually a book recommendation for this whole series. About a year ago, I came across this manga while trying to find new series to read. Oh goodness, this is one of the funniest book series I have read in a long time! Here is the basic plot. A mafia member Tatsu (aka “TheContinue reading “Featured Book: The Way of the Househusband, Volume 1”

Featured Book: As You Are (2008)

Overview: I am an avid fan of historical fiction writer Sarah M. Eden. Usually, she writes Regency Era romances. The third book in Eden’s Jonquil brothers series, As You Are, takes place in Regency Era England and focuses on the quietest of the seven Jonquil sons, Corbin. Completely smitten with a widow Clara Bentford, who recently movedContinue reading “Featured Book: As You Are (2008)”

Featured Book: A Wind in the Door (1973)

Rather than talking about the more widely renowned A Wrinkle in Time (1962), I wanted to take a moment and appreciate its sequel, A Wind in the Door. I love the first three books in Madeleine L’Engle‘s Time Quintet and feel sad I never experienced these books as a child. I didn’t read them until I was in my mid-twenties.  TheseContinue reading “Featured Book: A Wind in the Door (1973)”

Featured Book: The Cavendish Home For Boys and Girls (2012)

Overview: This story takes place in a small town with very particular, pretty people. Victoria, who prides herself on her perfect grades, tidy appearance, and successful parents, has only one friend Lawrence. Untidy, quiet but very talented musically, he one day disappears after acting very strangely at school. Unable to shake an uncomfortable feeling somethingContinue reading “Featured Book: The Cavendish Home For Boys and Girls (2012)”

The Winternight Trilogy (2017-2019), 3/4

Rather than criticize things I watch and read, I want to reflect and write about my overall experiences with them using a system I’ve adopted over the years. The questions I usually ask myself are these: What did I learn? How did I feel? How did it enlighten my mind? If you are interested inContinue reading “The Winternight Trilogy (2017-2019), 3/4”