Hannah’s January Reads

Hannah read nine books this January. She really enjoyed all of them. She read a few fantasy novels, a few general fiction, and even was able to get to one nonfiction novel (never her strong suit). So without further ado, here are the books Hannah read. Follow her on Instagram at brews.and.books for her overallContinue reading “Hannah’s January Reads”

Laura’s January Reads

Pony by R.J. Palacio ★★★★☆ A sweet (and surprisingly deep), middle-grade book about a boy and his companion, a ghost named Mittenwool, who set out to rescue the boy’s father with help from a pale-faced pony that seems to have some “mystic qualities” of its own. I really enjoyed this one. I picked it upContinue reading “Laura’s January Reads”

Before They Are Hanged – Joe Abercrombie

Hannah read the second novel in the Third Law Trilogy. This book took each of the main people of the novel to the north, south, and edge of the world. Abercrombie still moves forward with his great ability to take a character’s trope and reinforce certain aspects while inverting all expectations in ways you wouldContinue reading “Before They Are Hanged – Joe Abercrombie”

Laura’s October Reads

October was a pretty good reading month for me. I took some time to mood read and check out some things that just made me happy. I also met my yearly reading goal (50 books)! Here’s how the month stacked up (books are in the order that I read them not how much I enjoyedContinue reading “Laura’s October Reads”

OWWR Favorite Non-Fiction

We admit, non-fiction is not OWWR strong suit. We love a good escapist novel that makes us feel for characters and feel joy or pain for them. But that doesn’t mean that we are blind to non-fiction or choose to never read non-fiction. So without further ado, here is a list that Hannah and LauraContinue reading “OWWR Favorite Non-Fiction”

OWWR Favorite Bookish Products

Everyone buys into some type of literary hype. Whether you collect books, bookmarks, pictures of books, we all have our things. So Laura curated a list of bookish products she loves: Library Scented Candles Book lovers love anything to remind them of their favorite thing, books! These library scented candles make you feel like you’reContinue reading “OWWR Favorite Bookish Products”

OWWR Favorite Book Shops

So there is always something about a favorite bookstore. We all have one, and after years of friendship Laura and Hannah definitely have ours. Overall, we prefer independent bookstores over the larger chains and often make sure we are using products that will give back to a bookstore. Although we aren’t above a large chainContinue reading “OWWR Favorite Book Shops”

WOT Characters as Zodiac Signs

After seven books with the Wheel of Time characters, we have discovered so much about them. Their likes, there dislikes. What makes Nynaeve angry. It’s been a wild ride. But now we must ask the important questions: What are their zodiac signs. Min is an Aquarius Aquarius is a water sign that is advanced, self-reliant,Continue reading “WOT Characters as Zodiac Signs”