Top Ten Lists

Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Changes in my Reading Life #toptentuesday #orangecountyreads

It’s Tuesday and I’m joining the Artsy Reader Girl for this week’s prompt. It was challenging to come up with ten this week, but I did enjoy reflecting on the past year. November 19: Changes In My Reading Life (i.e.Maybe you like different genres or topics, maybe you read faster than you used to, maybe […]

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Non Fiction November

Week 4: Non-Fiction November | 5 Qualities of Great Non-Fiction #nonficnov #orangecountyreads

Week 4 is hosted by Leeann at Shelf Aware. All month long, join our wonderful hosts with weekly prompts for discussing all the Non-Fiction Reads from 2019. Get all the details here. Want to be extra? Join in the Instagram photo challenge! So let’s get started! We’ve talked about how you pick nonfiction books in previous […]

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Non Fiction November

Week 3 Non-Fiction November | Become The Expert #becometheexpert #nonficnov #orangecountyreads

Week 3 is hosted by Doing Dewey. All month long, join our wonderful hosts with weekly prompts for discussing all the Non-Fiction Reads from 2019. Get all the details here. Want to be extra? Join in the Instagram photo challenge! So let’s get started! Be The Expert/Ask the Expert/Become the Expert Three ways to join […]

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First Lines Fridays

First Lines Fridays | Find Your Next Book 11819 #firstlinesfridays #orangecountyreads

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the […]

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Book Lists, TBR

TBR Thursdays – Nonfiction November | Page 69 Test 11719 #page69test #tbrthursdays #nonficnov #orangecountyreads

Do you know about “the page 69 test”? The idea, floated by Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan, is that when you read page 69 of a book you know whether or not it’s for you. In the book HOW TO READ A NOVEL, John Sutherland suggests that readers should apply the page 69 test.  He argues […]

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Non Fiction November

Week 2 Non-Fiction November | Book Pairings #nonficnov #orangecountyreads

Week 2 is hosted by Sarah’s Bookshelves. All month long, join our wonderful hosts with weekly prompts for discussing all the Non-Fiction Reads from 2019. Get all the details here. Want to be extra? Join in the Instagram photo challenge! So let’s get started! Book Pairings This week, pair up a nonfiction book with a […]

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Giveaway

The Goodreads Games – NonFiction Edition #thegoodreadsgames

Good Morning!  It’s the first Monday of November and there are only ten Mondays left in the year!  Let’s just sit with that for a second… I have a feeling the rest of the year is going to FLY by! It’s Nonfiction November! Today’s Goodreads Games post is all about Nonfiction November. Every Monday I […]

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Monthly Updates

October Wrap Up #monthinreview #minireview #orangecountyreads

What’s Up Bookworms?! How was your reading month? October was a slow reading month, but the books I did read were excellent. I had one author event and a book swap that was so much fun. I also streamlined and revised the events calendar.  Check it out here. I’m looking forward to my favorite time […]

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