Category Archives: World of Books

Reading a Series: Something I just Can’t Seem to Do

For a while I’ve been in a mood where I’ll read what ever fits my fancy, which sounds normal enough, but now I look at the books I’ve read and I discovered I have a knack for starting a series … Continue reading

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Reading

Yes, there are heinous sins that can be committing when you are a reader. No one is perfect. The reason I know about all seven of the deadly sins of reading is because I’ve committed each of them at one … Continue reading

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The Lonely Hobby

It’s pity party time. When I started my blog I did it for one reason: to share my thoughts about books and bookish things, and find people who love these things as much as I do. I mean, I’d love … Continue reading

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How to Read a Mystery Novel

There is a big difference between solving a mystery and solving a mystery novel. The mystery novel is specifically designed to lead you in the wrong direction until the very end where you kick yourself for not being able to … Continue reading

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How to Read More Books

When I tell people that I read 83 books last year I always get some variation of the same response: “How do you read that much?” Some people think I read at the speed of light, which is astoundingly far … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness: The Real Necessities

Everyone should have an emergency preparedness plan in case of long-term power outages or natural disasters. When crap hits the fan we need to be prepared to shovel it off our doorsteps. So what do we do? Well, the most … Continue reading

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My Bookstore Experience: The King’s English in Salt Lake City, UT

There are bookstores and there are bookstores. When I walk into one of the latter I can feel it instantly; it begins as a soft vibration in the air that leads me by an invisible thread through the rooms and … Continue reading

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