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25 Best Short Stories of All Time (Reading Challenge)

Short stories are such a wonderful medium for telling stories and exploring interesting ideas, and I love encouraging people to read more of them. So, to celebrate the amazingness of short stories, here’s my list of The Best Short Stories of All Time! For anyone who wants to check these out, I’ve set it up …

A Bookstore in Oakland, Illustrated

This is my local bookstore, Spectator Books in Oakland. They are always nice to my dog and give her treats when we go in. The first bookstore I ever loved was my local Barnes and Noble when I was growing up. I know it is very uncool love a corporate bookstore, but I loved going …

Book of the Month (BoTM) Review: Pros, Cons and A Cautionary Tale

Book of the Month Club, Pros, Cons and A Cautionary Tale. If you love books, you may have seen their ads or someone on Instagram hawking their books. So, I tried out a Book of the Month subscription a while back, and thought I’d share my cautionary experience. I’ve seen other reviews of it around, …

Weekend Watercolor: Where the Crawdads Sing

I recently got a nicer set of watercolors. Nothing particularly fancy, but at least something from a proper art store. I haven’t done much painting in the past, but I’m happy with how this attempt turned out. The boat looks nice at least. The plants need some work; I don’t really know how to paint …

5 Book Club Ideas For Awesome Book Clubs

Book lovers generally agree that book clubs are pretty awesome. I’ve been a part of a ton of them, and almost always get a lot out of the experience. That said, it takes dedication from many members to keep one going. So, if you’re looking for ideas of how to inject some life into your …