Friday Favorites: First Lines

By: Manuela Soares Hello September, and happy Friday readers! This week, I thought I would try something a little new. I recently came across a post from Hoarding Books, where they do First Line Friday's. From what I've read, they take the book they're reading or just the closest book to them and share the... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday: August 25, 2021

By: Manuela Soares Happy Hump Day, readers! We’ve reached the middle of another week which makes it time to catch up with what’s being read! WWW Wednesday is a weekly reading update hosted by Taking on a World of Words.  The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading?What did you recently finish reading?What do you think you’ll... Continue Reading →

Top 9 Reading Apps and Websites

By: Manuela Soares Let's face it, readers go everywhere with at least one book, sometimes two just in case the first gets finished, but carrying around physical books can be a hassle and get heavy if they’re hardbacks, that's where today's list comes in handy. I read a lot on my phone and tablet. It's... Continue Reading →

Friday Favorites: Mythological Creatures

By: Manuela Soares Hey all, and happy Friday! I just started re-watching the show The Librarians on Hulu, and the episode on right now got me thinking about my favorite mythological things. So, I thought for this week's post that I would write about five of my favorite mythological creatures. I think everyone at some... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Covers and Titles

By: Manuela Soares Hello readers, and welcome to another Top Ten Tuesday here on Functionally Fictional. This week's topic is book titles or covers that made me want to read/buy the book. I think all readers have, at some point, picked up a book solely because of the beautiful cover or because the title caught... Continue Reading →

Friday Favorites: Bookish Activities

By: Manuela Soares Hello, again readers, and happy July and Independence weekend to our US readers! This week's Friday Favorites is all about things you can do with a book club or even just some friends. I've been in one virtual book club for several years now, and there are always fun activities going on.... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday: June 16, 2021

By: Manuela Soares Happy Hump Day, readers! We’ve reached the middle of another week which makes it time to catch up with what’s being read! WWW Wednesday is a weekly reading update hosted by Taking on a World of Words.  The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading?What did you recently finish reading?What do you think you’ll... Continue Reading →

Friday Favorites: Easy Classics

By: Manuela Soares Classics are not always easy or enjoyable to read, but many times they end up being really good stories once you get into them. At the beginning of every year, I always tell myself, "I'm going to read more classics this year!" Unfortunately, that rarely happens as I have to be in... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday: May 19, 2021

By: Manuela Soares Happy Hump Day, readers! We’ve reached the middle of another week which makes it time to catch up with what’s being read! WWW Wednesday is a weekly reading update hosted by Taking on a World of Words.  The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading?What did you recently finish reading?What do you think you’ll... Continue Reading →

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