Okay, it’s time to look at a few of the week’s YA new releases and see what’s fresh and exciting in the world of books. Ready? Okay. We’re going to start with a thriller–best to begin with our feet on the ground before we go a-wandering to distant times and lands (which we most certainly […]Read More Tuesday Book B-day Extravaganza: June 28
Okay, so after a bit of a hiatus (understatement, anyone?), I’m going to dive headfirst back into this whole blogging thing. So bear with me as I work out the kinks and polish off the rust, yeah? I’ve decided to do a feature every Tuesday–publishing’s traditional “new release” day–with info on some of the latest […]Read More Tuesday Book Birthday Extravaganza
Listening to: Silversun Pickups, “Lazy Eye” So my little brother has been a little less eager to read than I’d like. He’s 11 years old now. When he was younger, I used to read to him before bed whenever I visited home. He’d pick out a few books (usually Dr. Seuss, as I introduced him […]Read More Turning a Reluctant Reader into a Booklover
Everyone else has already said it better than I could (right down to the post title, which I only added my little encouragement tag to at the end), so I’ll let you read them. Now, git on out of here and buy a book. Any book, so long as it’s new. Then pass these links […]Read More Buy a Book, Save the World–Pass it on!
Listening to: Guster, “C’mon” Sorry I’ve been off in la-la-land lately. I’ve been on a serious reading kick. How serious? Well, I read Twilight this week. Twice. The first time, I was just plain hooked. Seriously, even if you don’t read YA fiction, give it a try. It’s a fascinating, wonderful book. The second time […]Read More Off in my own world…
Note: I started A Great and Terrible Beauty around 5 p.m. yesterday. I finished it around 10:30. It’s the third book I’ve read in the past week. *Sigh*.Read More Speed
If you’re a book lover, you have to take this quiz. If you change even one answer, it takes you down a whole different path to a different result. Pretty cool. Evidently, I’m Catch-22. I think that’s a pretty good compliment. You’re Catch-22! by Joseph Heller Incredibly witty and funny, you have a taste for […]Read More Awesome Quiz