2016 books

I feel like I didn’t read as much this year. It was, as I’ve said, a hard year personally.  And I’m almost? embarrassed to say I reread the same book a few times, just because I found it comforting. And that was The Royal We by the Fug Girls. I really liked the book and for some reason, reading something … Continue Reading →


2015 Books

Goodreads redid their Year in Review for books – I screencapped mine. I did read more than last year, so that was good!


365 project and books read for 2014

I finished my 365 project! I managed to not miss a single day this year, which felt great. If you want to see my pics, they’re here by month: http://365project.org/lovelyrita_mm/favorites/2014-01 or in this Flickr set: https://www.flickr.com/photos/maggie42/sets/72157641587818685/ And here are my books read for 2014 – I read half of what I did in 2013 – but to be fair, I … Continue Reading →


2012: Year in Review: Books

Goodreads has fun stats so you can see what you’ve read. I read fewer books than last year, I’m not sure why. I think I’ve been trying to go to bed a bit earlier or just have been more tired and have read less before bed. I think my fav books I read this year were the Newsflesh trilogy by … Continue Reading →


Shades of Milk and Honey II

You might recall I recently wrote about Mary Robinette Kowal’s book “Shades of Milk and Honey” and how she was doing a Month of Letters wherein she would respond to people to wrote her character Jane. http://lovelyrita-mm.com/2012/03/shades-of-milk-and-honey/ I loved the letter I got back and the author invited me to reply to Jane, when I expressed an interest in doing … Continue Reading →


Shades of Milk and Honey

I adore Mary Robinette Kowal’s book “Shades of Milk and Honey,” which is a based in a regency era world where magic (called glamour) exists. It’s so cool. She’s got a sequel that is out very soon too. For the Month of Letters, you could write to her main character, Jane, and she would write back. Here’s my letter: It … Continue Reading →