*Sighs dramatically* You guys, I’m going through some terrible ACOMAF (A Court Of Mist And Fury) withdrawal. I’m talking like, the book hangover to kick all book hangovers to the curb. Despite reading so many awesome books to finish out last year, and quite a few great ones so far this year, none of those… Continue reading Stories & Characters That Stick With You – A Playlist
Ain’t that the Truth! I thought this piece on Bookriot today was so spot on about working in a library. As someone who does work in a public library, I can attest to what the writer is saying here when she says she could fill a book with how many times people ask her if all… Continue reading Bookriot.com: Librarians Don’t Read All Day
Last week I finished reading ‘Thanks for the Trouble’ by Tommy Wallach. The story is about a teenage boy named Parker Santè. Parker likes to skip school and hang out in hotels. He spends his time there observing the guests at the hotels, sitting alone with his notebook. However, Parker isn’t so much as observing… Continue reading Review: Thanks for the Trouble
Hello there! Okay, this review is late, because I literally finished ‘We Were Liars’ by E. Lockhart, A WEEK AGO TODAY, BUT, last week I was in a meh mood, still am, if I’m being totally honest, but I knew I should at least take those meh feelings and use them to write something. Alright, enough… Continue reading Review: We Were liars
I know this review is a tad late, but such is life. I finished reading ‘Brooklyn’ by Colm Tóibín last week and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Having seen the movie prior to reading it, I was familiar with the story and feel that the movie followed the book very well. If anything the movie inspired… Continue reading Brooklyn Review
Yesterday, April 11th 2016, marked the 100th birthday of a renowned and most beloved author, Beverly Cleary. What a milestone! Although she retired from writing in 1999, Beverly Cleary’s books still continue to draw kids into the magnificent world of reading. From the “Ramona Quimby” and “Henry Huggins” series to “Ralph S. Mouse”, Beverly Cleary has written more… Continue reading Happy 100th, Beverly Cleary!
Bookriot is one of my favorite websites for all things books. They’re always up to date with the latest releases and never shy away from shouting out some of the classics, weekly. Today they posted about the different kinds of readers determined by some of the characters from Parks and Recreation. I’m a cross between a Leslie,… Continue reading What Kind of Reader are You?