What is #QuiltersBookPassport?

I don’t doubt in my mind that the internet is doing wonderful things. Bringing people together, making new connections, and drawing together different disciplines. A few weeks ago I was introduced to #QuiltersBookPassport on Instagram via my feed. I haven’t quilted in a while and it’s a practice I have been eager to get backContinue reading “What is #QuiltersBookPassport?”

The Big Question Asked in Criminals by Margot Livesey

The unthinkable is happening. A bookstore that I have frequented since I was a child is going out of business. When I was in the area last weekend I was told of a sale where I could fill an entire shopping bag of books for $10. Well as you may have guessed, I walked outContinue reading “The Big Question Asked in Criminals by Margot Livesey”

City of Thieves: I Laughed, I Cried, I Really Wanted an Omelette

There’s a book that I have had on my shelf for years called City of Thieves by David Benioff. David Benioff is a writer for a little TV show you may have heard of called Game of Thrones. The premise of the book didn’t sound like much but throughout the 250-page book it had meContinue reading “City of Thieves: I Laughed, I Cried, I Really Wanted an Omelette”

Better Bound: Death and Dying in “If I Stay?”

Moving on with the Read Harder Challenge I had a few books on my shelf that had been made into movies fairly recently, what I gravitated towards though was If I Stay by Gayle Forman. One thing you should understand about me as a reader is that people dying and grieving is almost a formContinue reading “Better Bound: Death and Dying in “If I Stay?””

Starting #ReadHarder with In a Forest, Dark and Deep by Neil LaBute

Shortly after the New Year I discovered Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge. The challenge promotes a year of mindful reading in order to expand your horizons. I wasn’t looking for a reading challenge this year but I told myself that it might be fun and when I saw the list of challenges I realized thatContinue reading “Starting #ReadHarder with In a Forest, Dark and Deep by Neil LaBute”

Welcome to Comma Hangover

Hello guys! You may know me as AdelleSouth on Ravelry, @madamedefarge on Instagram, from my GoodReads account, my previous blog “Tea and Literature,” or maybe you don’t know me at all and have stumbled across this blog because you thought the name sounded funny or whimsical. Whatever the reason you are here, you’re here andContinue reading “Welcome to Comma Hangover”