Frankenstein

☑☑☑☑☑ = A FIVE PAGE rating ☾ 😦   This week I came across a quote about one of my favorite books, Frankenstein  by Mary Shelley, and it reminded me that I’ve been meaning to post this for a while. I feel somewhat unsettled to admit that I loved this book. The topic is so…. disturbing, horrifying at times, bordering on the brink of sanity … Continue reading Frankenstein

Bad Lands An American Romance by Jonathan Raban

The Tired Mom’s Book Rating  ☑☑☑☑ 4 pager  ☾ 😦 I wouldn’t mind reading this book again. It has all of my favorite topics- history, farming, natural history, botany, geography, biography, economics, politics, an ever present chipping away at the purported thought of the day, and wit. I have new eyes to see North Dakota and almost want to move there – you’ll have to … Continue reading Bad Lands An American Romance by Jonathan Raban

1-a-page, 2-a-page, 3-a-page, 4. A Book Rating System for the Tired Mom.

I do most of my reading before bed – for a few reasons. First, having some youngers, I do plenty of reading- reading aloud – during the day. Second, if I sit and read during the day, like during the little one’s nap time, I fall asleep. Sometimes that is probably good, because there is no other time to sleep. But more often now, I’m … Continue reading 1-a-page, 2-a-page, 3-a-page, 4. A Book Rating System for the Tired Mom.