Ft. Will Grayson, Will Grayson, Where'd You Go, Bernadette, and Inside of a Dog My attempts to narrow my bookshelf material as well as provide fodder for my trips to the local Little Free Libraries present me with Speed Dating from the Shelf. Read the first three chapters, make a decision! Don't hold onto books … Continue reading Speed Dating from the Shelf (#4)
ft. Dark Matter, Little Deaths, and The Wrong Dead Guy Have you ever watched your mountain of books grow so large you don't know where to even begin? This is basically my every day stance: me, cross-legged on the floor, staring at all my books longingly, yet indecisively. So I decided to speed things up … Continue reading Speed Dating from the Shelf #3
Date Completed: 11/6/2016 Rating: 6/10 This was a short and sweet read. I zoomed through the pages, probably something to do with how simply written this book was. It was incredibly easy for me to glide over the pages. Nothing much of substance happened in this book, and what did happen was reiterated time and … Continue reading Dorothy Must Die ~ Danielle Paige
ft. Bradstreet Gate, Spy Ski School, Borderlands, One Half from the East, and Mennonite in a Little Black Dress Another day another book, and I've been picking up books like mad! In the last two weeks I bought 18 books from McKay's and picked up three ARC's from my indie bookstore Malaprops. I recognize I … Continue reading Speed Dating from the Shelf (#2)
Recent book haul. My roommate and I discovered the local little free libraries last month. And one of our local bookstores, Malaprop's, has a free ARC section that's got some good selections! Excited to be discovering these new resources for books in Asheville!
Wrapping up March a little late... I started the month strong with Brown Girl Dreaming, a middle grade novel by Jacqueline Woodson written in poetry as a memoir. This book was excellent! She wrote honestly of successes and struggles, her own triumphs and pitfalls. Next I read 21: The Story of Roberto Clemente, a graphic … Continue reading March Wrap Up and Mini Reviews
Date Completed: 12/23/2015 Rating: 6.5/10 I've had this book sitting on my book shelf and was in no rush to get around to it, but when I came home for break I was drawn to it. Maybe I thought it would be an easy read, maybe I wanted to laugh at how poorly written it … Continue reading Myst: The Book of Atrus ~ Rand and Robyn Miller with David Wingrove