About me

I am a Christian of the Baptist variety and a Reference Librarian at a public library.

My [former] boss gave me the most excellent idea. She said that she has been keeping a blog about the books that she has recently read and her thoughts on those books. So, I’m attempting the feat.

While I am tweaking this site, I do try to consistently do the following:

1.I will provide the citation of the book I am reviewing. These are presented in APA format.
2.I like eye candy and I hope to put in some cool photos of what I’ve been reading.
3.I can’t stand spoilers. I will not tell the endings of books.
4.I have a ratings system of pearls. The best score for a book, in my not so humble opinion, is a 5.
5.Lately, I’ve been hooked on the 1001 Books list. For now, I’m working on the core – the books on all editions.
Please enjoy . . .
– Jorie

From my website

Do You Like TBRs?

Initially “Discovered @ the library,” these items caught my eye on the shelving cart, in the book drop, displayed, or advertised. In recent years, I took to listing these books that caught my eye on my TBR (To Be Read) page. When I more regularly posted, I shared one TBR per…

Do Reading Logs Help or Hinder?

The Atlantic | June 03, 2016 As a lifelong reader, I lean much on resources such as Goodreads to remind me of what books I’ve read and books I would like to read. Yet, reading this  article gave me pause. Readers, please weigh in – “Can Reading Logs Ruin Reading…

Summer Reading Programs

It’s June, summer starts in a few weeks. Do you plan to read anything in particular? Summer Reading Programs (SRP) aren’t just for kids. Click on the image above to learn more about my local library’s upcoming SRP. The fun begins Monday, June 6!

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