Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Books Outside My Comfort Zone #toptentuesday #orangecountyreads

September 3 It’s been a looong time since I did a Top Ten Tuesday post. I’m joining in this week with the following topic: Ten Books I Enjoyed That Are Outside of My Comfort Zone Some of these books deal with some scary or difficult subjects. Others are genres I don’t normally pick up. In…

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Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Childhood Favorites #toptentuesday #childhoodbooks

Top Ten Tuesday – Childhood Favorites I’m back with another Top Ten Tuesday list! Today’s prompt is all about “favorites from your childhood” which was so much fun to put together. So many memories! Lots of orphans, horses and islands. Richard Scarry Scarry’s most famous series of books was about Busytown. Scarry’s characters were almost…

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Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Favorite Nonfiction Reads #toptentuesday

Ten Books from my favorite genre! Top Ten Tuesday – June 4 I read a lot of genres – Historical Fiction, Domestic Suspense and Mysteries but lately I’ve been enjoying nonfiction titles – memoirs, essays, true crime. There are endless fascinating subjects and people to learn about. I love getting insight into real stories. Here…

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Top Ten Tuesday | Top Ten Favorite Books by Pub Year 2010-2019 #toptentuesday

May 28: Favorite Books Released In the Last Ten Years (one book for each year) (submitted by Anne @ Head Full of Books) Today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic was very challenging! I had a hard time narrowing it down to just one favorite book per year. I used Goodreads and sorted my “read” books by publication year and…

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Top Ten Tuesday | 10 Book to Film/TV Adaptations #toptentuesday #bookstofilm

Todays Top Ten Tuesday Topic is Page to Screen: Books that became movies/TV shows, movies that became books, great adaptations, bad ones, books you need to read before watching their movie/TV show, movies you loved based on books you hated or vice versa, books you want to read because you saw the movie or vice…

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Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Inspirational Book Quotes #toptentuesday #bookquotes

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is Inspirational/Thought Provoking book quotes. I’ve been looking forward to this week since I collect book quotes like some people collect teacups! I joined #the100dayproject last year and created graphics for some of my favorite book quotes. Here are ten I love: On the importance of history… On silence and…

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Top Ten Tuesday | My First 10 Reviews #toptentuesday

This week’s post is a throwback to my first 10 book reviews…ever. I used Goodreads as it goes back the farthest. This was… interesting (?) to see what books I was reading in 2012-2016… true crime, romance and my first Jodi Picoult! These are the first ten that have more than just a starred rating.…

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Top Ten Tuesday | Top Ten Rainy Day Reads #toptentuesday

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is “Rainy Day Reads”. We have had a lot of rain for California the last few months, and the flowers have been beautiful. When it’s rainy and I’m lucky enough to have some reading time, I usually reach for something really immersive and epic that transports me. Some of the…

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