YA Lit: A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir (series) Wild Blue Wonder by Carlie Sorosiak Smoke In the Sun by Renee Ahdieh (series) Love Me, Love Me Not by Sm Koz Thriller: Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier Lies That Bind Us by Andrew Hart The Relic … Continue reading New Releases to Look Out For in June
Nothing smells like a book especially an old one that has been traded through the hands of multiple people and seen years on the shelf. I have 7 overflowing bookshelves in my house of mostly of unread books. Then there are the multiple 18 gallon totes in my basement, basically I could stock a used … Continue reading Ebooks Are Taking Over My Life
You can call for an intervention if you feel you need to but I am a hoarder of books and I do not see that changing. My basement receives all the ones that will no longer fit on my bookshelves. I lend out books to a very select group of family and friends but there … Continue reading Books That I Will Never Lend Out
"It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not." – André Gide, Autumn Leaves “It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.” — Harper Lee, … Continue reading Quotes From Books That I Love
“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ―Soren Kierkegaard Reading a diverse and complex number of different books is important to our understanding of past, present and future. I could quote any number of people about the importance of remembering history. Yet still countries and people doom themselves to past … Continue reading Leprosy in Literature
Below in no particular order are 10 of the books that shaped my world, and not just the literary world that I fall mindlessly into. These books have formed an irreplaceable part of my being. Effecting my views on people, places, and what is morally reprehensible. I tote these books around in my head and … Continue reading The 10 Books I Couldn’t Imagine Not Having In My Life
Everyone who picks up a books has them occasionally. No one outside a reader would understand these problems. 1. The question that only a non-reader asks. What is your favorite book?.... How do you answer this IT IS NEVER JUST ONE! My favorite book, changes daily, seasonally and with my mood.
What draws you to a particular section of the bookstore is unique in each reader. Some are draw to covers, the thrilling, sex, pretty, or horrifying pictures weave a spell that make us turn over the book to read a blurb. I love the eye catching colors on some and photos of people. I saw … Continue reading Things That Make Us Buy A Book