It's that time of year again! Bout of Books is back. I'll be participating in my third Bout of Books Read-a-thon from August 21 to August 27. Do you want to challenge yourself to read more than you usually do? Sign up for Bout of Books too.Continue Reading
If you like historical fiction set in Italy, take a look at this book. It's the story of a romance between Casanova (you know the one) and a teenage girl. Now a grown woman, Caterina is reminiscing about her whirlwind love with the famous romancer, reading her old letters from him and telling the teenage girl in her charge about it.Continue Reading
The Three W’s are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? I've been spending a fair bit of time with audiobooks lately, but I've a new library book that I'm stoked to read!Continue Reading
Here's my July Wrap Up and Haul. I read 8 books in July. I also picked up a few at a rad used bookstore in Kona, Hawaii. I managed to partially stick to my used bookstore strategy and my used bookstore shopping list. July was a slow month for trishajennreads. I'd planned to have two or three posts a week scheduled for while I was away. But alas, June was full of busyness and that didn't Continue Reading
The Three W’s are: I'm starting a buddy read with a friend this week! We are both reading The Jane Austen Book Club and will get together for tea and a fabulous book chat once we're done. I'm stoked! Have you ever done a buddy read? What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next?Continue Reading
If you've looked around you this summer, you'll have noticed something: floral patterns are everywhere. And I mean everywhere. Children's clothing, women's clothing, men's clothing, stationary, decor. And yes, books. I've become obsessed with floral prints. So much so, that I've been slowly revamping my wardrobe with them. Here are my four recent floral wardrobe finds.Continue Reading
Middle-aged couple Daphne and Rollie and their friend Alex are out of work and out of luck when they get the idea to make their own porno film for some quick cash. The only problem is none of them want to star in it. As if on cue, a birthday telegram messenger arrives on their doorstep...Continue Reading
Whether it's a book, a tv show or a movie, we love heists and cons. Especially when the ones doing the job are actually "the good guys". Like in The Italian Job or Ocean's Eleven. Or, the not-so-good-good-guys called the Gentlemen Bastards. This (planned) seven-book series is being written by Scott Lynch. The series, The Gentleman Bastard Sequence starts in The Lies of Locke Lamora (2006). Continue Reading