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Dysfunctional Literacy

The following quiz won't tell you what kind of lover you are, or how you rate as a companion. This quiz is serious! The quiz below is proof that my wife and daughters have brought way too many women’s and girl’s magazines into our house.

Reading habits can explain a lot about your personality.  Take the quiz below, keep track of the points as you go, and see what kind of reader (and human being) you really are!

A.  A friend declares that a book he/she has just read is “THE BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!”  What do you do?

  1. Trust your friend’s judgment and try reading the book.
  2. Tell your friend that you’ll read the book but then never get around to it.
  3. Calmly tell your friend that you know he/she has not read every book ever written so he/she is in no position to judge whether or not a book is the best ever.
  4. Tell your friend about another book that you think is “THE BEST BOOK EVER!!!!” just so he or she knows how…

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Stacking the Shelves May & June

I’ve been thinking about sharing the books I procure throughout the week, but never have as I don’t try not to buy books every week and I must admit I’ve been doing a pretty good job of it. But I thought I’d give it a go this week since I got some pretty good book booty. So, buckle up this is going to cover May and June.

I found the Stacking the Shelves meme sometime last year and thought it fit me best.

Some of you may already know that I work at Barnes and Noble (B&N) part-time. Continue reading

It’s Monday! What I’m Reading – June 12th

It’s Monday! What are You Reading? is a weekly meme to update you, my readers, on what I’m currently reading, what I’ve read and what reading is on the horizon (and of course to get more suggestions for books to add to your ever-growing TBR list). Please join in and check out what everyone else.

My reading life has not picked up since my last What I’m Reading and to be perfectly honest it’s slowed down Continue reading

Review 18 (Sort of): Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae

Before I get to the review, I want to remind you of the Jane Eyre giveaway that’s going on right now. If you’d like to win a copy for yourself or someone else click HERE to enter.

Title: The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
Author: Issa Rae
Format: Paperback, 204 pages
Genre: Humor
ISBN-13: 978-1476749075
Publisher: Atria
Release Date: 2015
Rating: 

= 4/5 – Really Liked It. Add to your TBR list.

[Read | Skim] [Buy | Borrow]

I’ve tried to get this and three other reviews done albeit not very hard because I keep finding other things to do. Right now I’m in the process of deconstructing my apartment. Here’s just a sample of what’s going on in my quaint and not so cozy abode.

I dare not show all the turmoil that’s going on. I made the decision to get rid of some of the bulky furniture and visually free up space.

I bought The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl (ABG) about a month or so ago and devoured it in a couple of days. Rae is witty, sarcastic, funny (there were some serious laugh out loud moments). Continue reading

Giveaway: Jane Eyre

It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here!

Giveaway
I’ll be giving away a Dover Thrift Edition of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. If you know anything about me, you know that Jane Eyre is one of my favorite novels.  I have multiple copies and thought I’d ‘Read it Forward’ so that someone else can share in, and/or discover, my love for Jane Eyre.

The Rules

1. Promotion Description: The ‘Dover Thrift Edition of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte’ (“Giveaway”) begins on 06/01/2017 at 12:00 AM (Eastern Time) and ends on 06/15/2017 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time).

2. Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the U.S. only who are 18 years or older.

3. Winner Selection: The winner of the Giveaway will be selected in a random drawing, using RandomPicker.com, from among all eligible Entries received.

The winner will be notified by email at the email address provided on the Entry Form within 48 hours after the random drawing. Winner must accept the prize by email within 48 hours of notification. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable will result in forfeiture and another winner will be chosen.

4. Prizes: The prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within the United States.

5. Entry: Enter the Giveaway by completing the entry form below.