I'm not exactly sure where I saw this question, but I've been thinking about it for a few weeks now. And if truth be told I didn't have to dig deep for the answer. I could have chosen good ole Dr. Seuss, but he didn't really make me a reader. He did spark my interest … Continue reading Discussion: What Book Made Me a Reader?
I saw this earlier today on Pintrest and began to ponder. The answer is fairly simple, yet slightly complex. I have more books than I can count. I have some nice neat little piles and some piles are unruly and toppling over, while other books live in boxes and sit on shelves in the garage … Continue reading Which one? Both? Neither?
Title: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Author: Sherman Alexie Format: Paperback, 288 pages Genre: Semi-Autobiographical, Young-Adult ISBN-13: 978-0316-01369-7 Release Date: 2007 Publisher: Little, Brown Book for Young Readers Rating: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ [Read | Skim] [Buy | Borrow] Last month I thought I'd focus on reading banned and challenged books as September 21st - 27th is Banned Books Week. … Continue reading [Book Review] The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
This weeks Booking Through Thursday is all about Mysteries. Do you read mystery novels? If so, why? Is it the mysteries themselves that appeal to you? The puzzle-solving? The murders? Or why don’t you read them? What about them doesn’t appeal? I love to read mysteries. I've always enjoyed mysteries, which started with the Nancy Drew … Continue reading Booking Through Thursday – Mystery
Title: Where'd You Go, Bernadette Author: Maria Semple Format: Kindle, 335 pages Genre: Satire ISBN-13: 9780316204262 Release Date: August 2012 Rating: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ [Read | Skim] [Buy | Borrow] I passed Where'd You Go Bernadette in the bookstore for months before I decided to read it. When I finally decided to read it, I had high hopes -- not exorbitant high hopes, but … Continue reading [Book Review] Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple