Top Ten Tuesday

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is absolutely excruciating. This week The Broke and the Bookish has suggested I try and pick the top ten books I’ve read so far this year. Amazingly enough, I’ve hardly read any duds, a few, but overall not a lot. And, I’ve read a lot of books this year so … More Top Ten Tuesday

Musings Monday

So, this week I’m probably going to get some flack for my topic choice, but hey, maybe not. Today I want to muse a bit about covers of books, what they do for the book, and that it’s pretty okay to do what we’re told never to do and judge a book by it’s cover. … More Musings Monday

Sunday Review

Hello everyone! It’s been a slow week for books for me. I didn’t even take any trips to the Bookstore! (Shopping online doesn’t count, right?) I’ve been trying to follow my strict book buying ban that I put in place this week, but, just yesterday – yes I made it all the way to yesterday … More Sunday Review

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

5/5 Stars As you most likely already know, Laurie Halse Anderson is best known for her novel Speak. Anderson likes to touch on tough subjects, but manages to pull it off with elegance. I was very much looking forward to reading this book. I picked it up at the bookstore, flipped it around in my hands, and … More The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

Top Ten Tuesday

First of all, congrats to The Broke and the Bookish for having been running the meme Top Ten Tuesday for 5 years now! That is seriously an amazing achievement. I applaud them for putting out new topics each week for themselves and others to participate in. Top Ten Tuesday is a great meme that brings … More Top Ten Tuesday

Musings Monday

So, there I was. At the used bookstore. In the comics section just minding my own business and seeing if any titles jumped out to me. I had waited my turn, waited for the two guys over there to finish their browsing and free up some space for me. It was all fine. I was … More Musings Monday