The Most Books I’ve Read in a Year

Since around 2010, I have been diligently signing myself up for the annual Goodreads reading challenge. This challenge involves choosing a number of books you think you can get through in a year and then trying to complete that many. In the past I’ve either completed it or fallen just… View Post

What I Read on My Honeymoon

Recently I got married to my wonderful husband. It was amazing and incredible, and I plan to write about it soon. We had so many great vendors and people who helped us have the most amazing day. We got married in New Zealand, and then jetted off to Europe for… View Post

Why All The Dan Brown Hate?

I just recently read and enjoyed Dan Brown’s latest book, Origin. I noticed that a couple of times I had a bit of awkward guilt when I told people that I enjoy Dan Brown. But after a while, I thought: Why? Why do I care? I’m just going to go… View Post

Starting a Book Club at Work

About 6 months ago a colleague told me about a book club her and her friends and just started. It got me thinking; I’ve never been in a book club, but I’ve always wanted to be a part of one. So why not create one already? I worked in a… View Post

What Does Glee Mean to Me?

When I originally started this blog many, many years ago, the title was slightly different. It was The Joy of Books and Tea. Which was nice and all, but also a very long name! Especially as I didn’t self host then and was using blogger, so the url was thejoyofbooksandtea.blogspot.com. … View Post