Support Book Bloggers Challenge: Books I read because of other bloggers

I picked this prompt from the Support Book Bloggers Challenge because my reading is very influenced by other bloggers -- probably at least half the books I read are due to this. The reason can range from individual reviews, to a blogger's love for a particular author, to specific reading events, and even personal recommendations. … Continue reading Support Book Bloggers Challenge: Books I read because of other bloggers

Summer in Other Languages: Readalong of Die Kleine Hexe

It's July, and we've crossed into the true month of midsummer. If you've been participating in Summer in Other Languages, how have you been doing? I confess that my performance has not been at all impressive. I started L'étranger by Albert Camus, but I find it slow going; with its unsympathetic protagonist. Other distractions, such … Continue reading Summer in Other Languages: Readalong of Die Kleine Hexe