2024 Reading Challenge

2024 Reading Challenge
Jill Elizabeth has read 1 book toward her goal of 285 books.

2023 Reading Challenge

2023 Reading Challenge
Jill Elizabeth has read 5 books toward her goal of 265 books.

Series Review: The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

Another excellent installment in this remarkable trilogy – that I now understand is going to move beyond three books! If you haven’t started the series yet you simply MUST. I”ll give a quick recap of why the first two books are worth picking up before you dive into this, the third:


Book Gift Recommendations that You May Not Have Heard About…

I’ve read a handful of fantastic books lately – I heard about/found them in various and sundry ways, including through my own reviewing, The Bloggess, and random Amazon browsing, and they’re all new to me even if not new to the world, so I thought I’d do my level best to make sure other people […]

Hooray for Another Year of Books!!

GoodReads is so amazing – I love this year-in-review they provide, and each year it gets more interesting (both visually and statistically)… So here it is, without further ado, the official Jill-Elizabeth 2016 Year in Books!

I Owe You A Real Post…

But somehow there never seems to be any time for reviews or witticisms or even reprinting quotes lately. Sorry – Christmas with three kids, one of whom is a toddler, seems to be a Black Hole of Time even more than regular life with said kids. Soon, I promise – especially since I’ve had a […]

Thought for Today or On the Value of Clothes (Yes, Really Clothes)

Clothes might not make the woman, but they certainly can add starch to her spine.

from Justice Hall by Laurie R. King

If you don’t know this series, you really should – it’s a Sherlock Holmes spin-off, but set after his (semi-)retirement and heavily weighted toward his new partner, Mary Russell. The writing is lovely, […]