when you have no time

when you have no time

What are your strategies for getting through a reading slump? I don’t mean a lack-of-interest sort of reading slump, but a complete lack of free time, and little to no focus available for reading a lengthy, or intense, book. Do you simply ride it out and wait for...
we have a new kitten!

we have a new kitten!

We here at Novel Cat HQ adopted a kitten! Please meet our baby boy, Maximilian II …     Of course, this addition means I haven’t found much time for reading lately. But as a friend and fellow bookaholic said recently, “Given a choice between kittens and books, always...
What is a Novel Cat?

What is a Novel Cat?

You may be wondering: What is a Novel Cat, anyway? Well, for a start, we’re book people. Readers of classics and novels, histories and memoirs, poetry and mysteries and biographies. Beyond that, in our approach to reading (and life, if we’re being totally honest),...
Poor Richard’s Books

Poor Richard’s Books

When we first moved to Kentucky, nearly twenty years ago, we were so completely enthralled with the countryside and the small towns surrounding Lexington that we spent most weekends getting lost (yep, on purpose!) in the maze of back roads that wind their way around...
a tabby beauty

a tabby beauty

There are still a few remaining cat photos in the folder from our visit to River Kitty Cat Café in Evansville, Indiana. Behold: the silly and serious faces of a gorgeous tabby …         //assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js Here at Novel Cat HQ, our reading lives are...