Category Archives: Books and Reading

Free Vintage Needlework Patterns Online

Thanks to university libraries and dedicated individuals in the United States and around the world, it is possible to find hundreds of free, out-of-copyright needlework and embroidery books and patterns online. If you are interested in embroidery history or vintage … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading–March 2017

Every month I share what books I finished last month and what I’m reading now. I also love to hear what others are reading. Share your own book recommendations in the comments or friend me on Goodreads! February may be the shortest … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading–February 2017

Every month I share what books I finished last month and what I’m reading now. I also love to hear what others are reading. Please share your own book recommendations in the comments. My reading has slowed down this past month as … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading — January 2017

I read books. A lot of books. I’m a librarian, what else can I say? Every month I share what books I finished last month and what I’m reading now. I also love to hear what others are reading. Please share … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading — November 2016

At the beginning of the year I challenged myself to read at least 45 books in 2016. Now, at the beginning of November, I have completed and surpassed my challenge by finishing 46 books so far. Finished in October It … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading — October 2016

I finished five books in September. No wonder I haven’t gotten much stitching done recently. Finished in September The Pilgrim of Hate by Ellis Peters. This is the tenth book in the Brother Cadfael series, and it may be one of … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading — September 2016

My reading slowed down in August. I only finished two books. That’s okay. Here’s what I finished: Every Man for Himself by Beryl Bainbridge. A haunting novel about the sinking of the Titanic. Adulthood is a Myth by Sarah Andersen. … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading — August 2016

What I Read in July What did I read in July? Lots of Cadfael mysteries! The Leper of St. Giles by Ellis Peters. This is the fifth in the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael series. The Virgin in the Ice by … Continue reading

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7 Books Finished in June!

I finished a whopping seven books in June. That’s almost two books a week, which is crazy. I am continuing my goal to read more books by female authors. Of the six unique authors I read this month, four of … Continue reading

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Books Read in May 2016

I read six books in May, which is a lot for me. Three of them were graphic novels, however. I love graphic novels, but they do not require the same investment of time as traditional novels or books. Here is the … Continue reading

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