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Book Review: The Found and the Lost: The Collected Novellas of Ursula K. Le Guin

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. The Found and the Lost by Ursula K. Le Guin Mogsy’s Rating (Overall): 4 of 5 stars Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy Series: Anthology, Collected Novellas Publisher: Saga Press (October 18, 2016) Length: 816 pages Author […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten New-To-Me Favorite Authors I Read For The First Time In 2016

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. They created the meme because they love lists. Who doesn’t love lists? They wanted to share these list with fellow book lovers and ask that we share in return to connect with our fellow book lovers. To learn more about […]

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Mogsy’s Bookshelf Roundup: Stacking the Shelves & Recent Reads

Bookshelf Roundup is a feature I do every other weekend which fills the role of several blog memes, like Stacking the Shelves where I talk about the new books I’ve added to my library or received for review, as well as It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? where I round up what I’ve read since the […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Valentine Themed Freebie

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. They created the meme because they love lists. Who doesn’t love lists? They wanted to share these list with fellow book lovers and ask that we share in return to connect with our fellow book lovers. To learn more about […]

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Teaser Tuesday & Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten ALL TIME Favorite Authors

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! […]

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Teaser Tuesday & Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Characters You’d Like To Check In With

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. They created the meme because they love lists. Who doesn’t love lists? They wanted to share these list with fellow booklovers and ask that we share in return to connect with our fellow book lovers. To learn more about participating in […]

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Book Review: The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin Genre: Science-Fiction Publisher: Avon Books (March 1971) Author Information: Website Tiara’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars   The story takes place in Portland, Oregon; the year is 2002. Portland, and much of the world, is existing under very poor conditions. George Orr finds himself on a fantastic journey after being treated […]

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Tough Traveling: Novices

The Thursday feature “Tough Traveling” is the brainchild of Nathan ofReview Barn, who has come up with the excellent idea of making a new list each week based on the most common tropes in fantasy, as seen in The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynn Jones. Nathan has invited anyone who is interested to […]

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“We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel… is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become.”  ― Ursula K. Le Guin “When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. […]

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