Elysa the Biblioblogger

All about books. Mostly reviews. Sometimes I'm funny.


George Orwell's 1984 is one of those odd books that I knew the story of and could discuss, but I had never actually read it. It's just that deep in our collective consciousness. I had read Animal Farm, which I liked. Now... Continue Reading →


The Abode of Life

I have completed another novel from my Star Trek collection. I've been on a bit of a sci-fi kick. I'm also currently listening to We Are Legion (We Are Bob), which is about a man who wakes up to learn... Continue Reading →

July Recap

July was another short reading month for me, which isn't entirely surprising considering the personal upheaval it entailed. It was, however, a quality reading month. I started with Divine Secrets of the Ya-ya Sisterhood, which I liked enough to write a... Continue Reading →

Happy birthday, Harry.

On this, the day of Harry Potter's birth, I find myself remembering how much I appreciate these books. They have always been there when I am sad or when I feel not completely here. They made me interested in more... Continue Reading →

Divine Secrets of the Ya-ya Sisterhood

I feel like it is almost impossible to have lived in the United States since the publication of Divine Secrets of the Ya-ya Sisterhood without having heard about the book. Rebecca Wells's novel seems to have slipped into our pop culture... Continue Reading →

Rory Gilmore Reading List

In an earlier post, I believe I mentioned watching Gilmore Girls. Books are, of course, a major part of the series, and all readers dream of being as well read as Rory. I am a fan of lists, so, naturally, I... Continue Reading →

June Recap

June was an interesting month for me. American Gods. Neil Gaiman's books are just freaking amazing. I've made a whole post about him before, and he deserves it, by golly. Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart is a memoir about working... Continue Reading →

May Recap

As you saw in a previous post, I started May off with Life After Life. After that, I moved on to my May Book of the Month Club choice, which was The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich. I enjoyed The Love Interest immensely. The... Continue Reading →

That one time I disappeared…

Some of you may have noticed that I haven't written in awhile (since May 13 to be exact). Frankly, I just got tired of my own voice. I wanted to read just because I felt like it. I wanted to... Continue Reading →