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The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia · 16h ago

YA Review: Ronit and Jamil

Ronit and Jamil by Pamela L. Laskin, February 21, 2017. 192 pages. Published by Katherine Tegen Books. Source: Publisher.This beautiful and lyrical novel in verse delivers a fresh and captiv...
The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia · 3d ago

Spinning Pages (3): The Hound of the Baskervilles/Growl

Oftentimes, while I'm reading a song will pop into my head because the book makes me think of it; sometimes the reverse happens and a random song will make me think of a book I have read. Sp...
The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia · 4d ago

Review: The Catholic Catalogue

The Catholic Catalogue: A Field Guide to the Daily Acts That Make Up a Catholic Life  by  Melissa Musick, Anna Keating, February 23, 2016. 432 pages. Published by Image. Source: Publisher.Th...
The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia · 5d ago

I Want to Read It (44): A Study in Scarlet

I Want to Read It, a hybrid between WLW (or WOW) and what's on my to-be read pile. Well, instead of focusing just on books I would like to acquire, I will be using it to feature books that I...
The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia · 6d ago

Teaser Tuesday: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by MizB of Books And A Beat. To participate, simply do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere o...
The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia · 1w ago

Classic Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, 5) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, October 8, 2002 (originally published April 1, 1902). 208 pages. Published by Modern Library. Source: Bought/own...
The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia · 1W ago

Spinning Pages (2): Ms. Bixby's Last Day/Should I Stay or Should I Go

Oftentimes, while I'm reading a song will pop into my head because the book makes me think of it; sometimes the reverse happens and a random song will make me think of a book I have read. Sp...
The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia · 1W ago

I Want to Read It (43): Calling on Dragons

I Want to Read It, a hybrid between WLW (or WOW) and what's on my to-be read pile. Well, instead of focusing just on books I would like to acquire, I will be using it to feature books that I...
The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia · 1W ago

Teaser Tuesday: Searching for Dragons

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by MizB of Books And A Beat. To participate, simply do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere o...
The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia · 2W ago

All About Middle Grade Review: Searching for Dragons

Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, 2) by Patricia C. Wrede; Illustrated by Peter de Sève, November 1, 2002 (originally published 1991). 242 pages. Published by HMH Books for...