Parchment Girl http://parchmentgirl.com The Place for Readers Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:00:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.1 https://i0.wp.com/parchmentgirl.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/cropped-favicon.jpg?fit=32%2C32 Parchment Girl http://parchmentgirl.com 32 32 41996671 My Top 10 Favorite ESFP Characters in Books + Film http://parchmentgirl.com/fictional-esfp-characters/ http://parchmentgirl.com/fictional-esfp-characters/#respond Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:00:41 +0000 http://parchmentgirl.com/?p=14450 ESFPs love to live life to the fullest. They are outgoing, uninhibited, spontaneous, and openhearted (providing they’re not villains like a couple on this list). I doubt that there is a single ESFP party pooper in the world. They are very connected to the present and epitomize the phrase “carpe diem.” Here are a few...

The post My Top 10 Favorite ESFP Characters in Books + Film appeared first on Parchment Girl.

]]>
http://parchmentgirl.com/fictional-esfp-characters/feed/ 0 14450
16 Beautiful Jane Eyre Book Covers http://parchmentgirl.com/beautiful-jane-eyre-editions/ http://parchmentgirl.com/beautiful-jane-eyre-editions/#respond Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:41 +0000 http://parchmentgirl.com/?p=12481 Over the centuries, Jane Eyre has been graced with a lot of cover designs. Here are sixteen current cover designs, but be forewarned: you will want to add them all to your library! CONTINUE READING AT BOOK RIOT…

The post 16 Beautiful Jane Eyre Book Covers appeared first on Parchment Girl.

]]>
http://parchmentgirl.com/beautiful-jane-eyre-editions/feed/ 0 12481
9 TV Adaptations You Won’t Want to Miss in 2017 http://parchmentgirl.com/2017-tv-adaptations/ http://parchmentgirl.com/2017-tv-adaptations/#comments Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:00:20 +0000 http://parchmentgirl.com/?p=14346 In addition to the multitude of film adaptations hitting theaters this year, there are also quite a few small screen adaptations in the works. Here are nine premiering during the first half of 2017. A Series of Unfortunate Events A Series of Unfortunate Events is based on the children’s book series by Lemony Snicket (Daniel...

The post 9 TV Adaptations You Won’t Want to Miss in 2017 appeared first on Parchment Girl.

]]>
http://parchmentgirl.com/2017-tv-adaptations/feed/ 3 14346
39 Film Adaptations You Won’t Want to Miss in 2017 http://parchmentgirl.com/2017-film-adaptations/ http://parchmentgirl.com/2017-film-adaptations/#comments Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:00:43 +0000 http://parchmentgirl.com/?p=14344 Start saving for movie tickets. There are film adaptations galore hitting theaters this year. (And these are just the ones releasing from January through June!) Silence Silence is based on Shūsaku Endō’s 1966 classic about two Jesuit missionaries who are sent to 17th century Japan. The feudal lords there are hostile to the Christian faith...

The post 39 Film Adaptations You Won’t Want to Miss in 2017 appeared first on Parchment Girl.

]]>
http://parchmentgirl.com/2017-film-adaptations/feed/ 6 14344
The 10 Best Backlist Books I Read in 2016 http://parchmentgirl.com/best-backlist-books-2016/ http://parchmentgirl.com/best-backlist-books-2016/#comments Fri, 06 Jan 2017 10:00:37 +0000 http://parchmentgirl.com/?p=14326 I struggled with frontlist titles this year, but I lucked out when it came to backlist books, especially nonfiction. Every single one of the books on this list has my highest recommendation, so if you want to take a break from all those new releases, check out these titles from your local library! Fiction 5....

The post The 10 Best Backlist Books I Read in 2016 appeared first on Parchment Girl.

]]>
http://parchmentgirl.com/best-backlist-books-2016/feed/ 10 14326
The 2016 Reading Year in Review + 2017 Reading Goals http://parchmentgirl.com/2016-reading-year-in-review-2017-reading-goals/ http://parchmentgirl.com/2016-reading-year-in-review-2017-reading-goals/#comments Wed, 04 Jan 2017 10:00:44 +0000 http://parchmentgirl.com/?p=14317 2016 was a vast improvement over 2015 when it came to meeting my reading goals. After 2015’s shoddy performance, I set my Goodreads goal at 50 books and surpassed it with plenty of room to spare. I also discovered some new favorite authors whose work I look forward to reading more of in the coming...

The post The 2016 Reading Year in Review + 2017 Reading Goals appeared first on Parchment Girl.

]]>
http://parchmentgirl.com/2016-reading-year-in-review-2017-reading-goals/feed/ 10 14317
The Inkwell: Volume 2, Issue 12 http://parchmentgirl.com/inkwell-volume-2-issue-12/ http://parchmentgirl.com/inkwell-volume-2-issue-12/#comments Mon, 02 Jan 2017 09:00:13 +0000 http://parchmentgirl.com/?p=14197 Hey, readers! 2016 is FINALLY over, and not a moment too soon. I was hoping the holiday season would be an improvement over the political insanity of November, but alas, the year was not content to go out quietly. Three more major celebrity deaths and a slew of horrifying cabinet appointments by our future cheeto-in-chief didn’t...

The post The Inkwell: Volume 2, Issue 12 appeared first on Parchment Girl.

]]>
http://parchmentgirl.com/inkwell-volume-2-issue-12/feed/ 6 14197
My Top 10 Favorite Books of 2016 http://parchmentgirl.com/best-books-2016/ http://parchmentgirl.com/best-books-2016/#comments Fri, 30 Dec 2016 10:00:58 +0000 http://parchmentgirl.com/?p=14228 I did not have the best of luck with front list books this year. There were a few notable strike-outs, but most were just okay. I debated whether or not to pare this list down to the few books that received four or five star ratings, but I decided to go with an even ten....

The post My Top 10 Favorite Books of 2016 appeared first on Parchment Girl.

]]>
http://parchmentgirl.com/best-books-2016/feed/ 12 14228
My Top 8 Favorite Audiobooks of 2016 http://parchmentgirl.com/best-audiobooks-2016/ http://parchmentgirl.com/best-audiobooks-2016/#comments Wed, 28 Dec 2016 10:00:26 +0000 http://parchmentgirl.com/?p=14183   2016 was the year I rediscovered the magic of audiobooks. In fact, about 13% of my total reading this year was by audiobook, and I discovered a number of favorite new authors and narrators. Here are my top 8 picks for 2016. Note: All of the book descriptions are from Amazon and/or Goodreads and...

The post My Top 8 Favorite Audiobooks of 2016 appeared first on Parchment Girl.

]]>
http://parchmentgirl.com/best-audiobooks-2016/feed/ 8 14183
Better Luck Next Year: 10 Books Didn’t Have Time to Read in 2016 http://parchmentgirl.com/better-luck-next-year-10-books-didnt-time-read-2016/ http://parchmentgirl.com/better-luck-next-year-10-books-didnt-time-read-2016/#comments Mon, 26 Dec 2016 09:30:23 +0000 http://parchmentgirl.com/?p=14132 Last year I made a list of ten frontlist books I didn’t have time to read in 2015. So many amazing new books are published every year and it’s virtually impossible to keep up–unless you’re one of those super-readers who burns through 200+ books a year without breaking a sweat. (I am definitely not.) This...

The post Better Luck Next Year: 10 Books Didn’t Have Time to Read in 2016 appeared first on Parchment Girl.

]]>
http://parchmentgirl.com/better-luck-next-year-10-books-didnt-time-read-2016/feed/ 10 14132