Consuming Culture: Southern Reading 2009 Challenge

Pages about reviews contact Monday, August 3, 2009 Southern Reading 2009 Challenge Posted by Kari at 6:51 PM | The Southern Reading 2009 Challenge is hosted by Maggie over at Maggie Reads. The deal is to read three fiction or non-fiction southern books between May 15th and August 15th, 2009. I’m starting late and only […]

Consuming Culture: Reading Roundup: Not What I Expected, Part 2

Pages about reviews contact Monday, December 12, 2011 Reading Roundup: Not What I Expected, Part 2 Posted by Kari at 5:44 PM | As I mentioned last week, I’ve recently read a couple of books that ended up a complete 180 than what they had begun. The first was Edward P. Jones’ The Known World, […]

Consuming Culture: Westward Ho!: A Reading Project

Pages about reviews contact Tuesday, January 17, 2012 Westward Ho!: A Reading Project Posted by Kari at 12:34 PM | Several months ago, I wrote about certain topics that I’d like to explore through books. The biggest of those is a topic I’ve found to be even bigger and broader than expected, and to sum […]

Consuming Culture: For the rest of 2010, I shall read…

Pages about reviews contact Monday, November 1, 2010 For the rest of 2010, I shall read… Posted by Kari at 9:30 AM | Um, can you believe it’s already November? I am not ready for 5+ months of frigid cold in which my skin doesn’t see the sun. Last week was marvelously warm and now […]

The Five Borough Book Review: Reading Roundup: Mysteries, Of Sorts

Pages Home About Us The Books Contact Us Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Reading Roundup: Mysteries, Of Sorts The Potter’s Field by Andrea Camilleri is a fun book I picked up at a library conference last year. Since it has been sitting on my shelf, I’ve continuously forgotten it’s a mystery. It’s one in a series […]

Consuming Culture: Joint Reading: Lions of the West, Chapter 3

Pages about reviews contact Tuesday, April 17, 2012 Joint Reading: Lions of the West, Chapter 3 Posted by Kari at 10:38 PM | Continuing on Aarti’s and my joint reading of Robert Morgan’s Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion, we’ve moved on to the early 1800s and the man you […]

Consuming Culture: Reading Roundup: YA Multicultural Picks

Pages about reviews contact Monday, May 14, 2012 Reading Roundup: YA Multicultural Picks Posted by Kari at 11:58 AM | I’ve mentioned a couple of times that I am reading a ton of children’s books for one of my library school classes, and I’m really enjoying these nice, easy breaks from my own, often heavier, […]

Consuming Culture: Joint Reading: Lions of the West, Chapter 9

Pages about reviews contact Monday, May 21, 2012 Joint Reading: Lions of the West, Chapter 9 Posted by Kari at 9:43 AM | Here we are on the final chapter of Aarti’s and my joint reading of Robert Morgan’s Lions of the West (except for the epilogue and final thoughts, which she’ll post later this […]

Consuming Culture: Reading Roundup: A Collection of So-So Characters

Pages about reviews contact Monday, January 9, 2012 Reading Roundup: A Collection of So-So Characters Posted by Kari at 11:51 AM | In a, once again, frantic attempt to catch up on all the books I’m reading, I’m posting a reading round-up. In this case, it is especially necessary because I found all these books […]