Throwback Thursday: Twilight

Twilight BY Stephenie Meyer "About three things I was absolutely positive. First, Edward was a vampire. Second, there was a part of him - and I didn't know how dominant that part might be - that thirsted for my blood. And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him. In the first book of … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Twilight

W…W…W…Wednesday… April 29th

As my wednesdays are empty, at least for my blogging schedule, I figured I would participate in Should Be Reading's meme, W...W...W...Wednesday. Some of you may be wondering what this stands for, well it is pretty simple. To participate you answer three questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What … Continue reading W…W…W…Wednesday… April 29th

Top Ten Female Characters who KickA$$

This week's topic from the Broke and the Bookish is "Top Ten Books Which Feature Characters Who _____." I decided to turn this into the top ten female characters who kick ass. I love when books feature women who aren't afraid to be themselves and who are strong enough to take on their enemies. The … Continue reading Top Ten Female Characters who KickA$$

The Geek Girl and the Scandalous Earl

The Geek Girl and the Scandalous Earl by Gina Lamm "THE STAKES HAVE NEVER BEEN HIGHER… An avid gamer, Jamie Marten loves to escape into online adventure. But when she falls through an antique mirror into a lavish bedchamber—200 years in the past!—she realizes she may have escaped a little too far. Micah Axelby, Earl … Continue reading The Geek Girl and the Scandalous Earl

Exploring My Books: Bringing Characters to Life

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC FROM ADDLEPATES AND BOOKWORMS IS characters you want to bring to life. This is a tough decision because there are many characters I wish I could bring to life. After some deliberation I've come to the decision that I would want the characters of Pride & Prejudice  by Jane Austen to come … Continue reading Exploring My Books: Bringing Characters to Life

Throwback Thursday: The Akhenaten Adventure

The Akhenaten Adventure BY P.B. Kerr "A one-armed chauffer? + Twin djinn? + Three wishes? Qwertyuiop! What does it all add up to? An amazing and magical adventure, for sure (and that's not counting the Rottweilers, Alan and Neil, who are not exactly the pets they seem to be). Meet John and Philippa Gaunt, twelve year … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Akhenaten Adventure

Top Ten Favorite Authors

Whenever someone asks who my favorite of (insert category here) I hesitate. I've always had a tough time choosing favorites. This post is one that was a struggle to complete because I love books and I love that the authors wrote such fantastic novels, but choosing favorite authors is more than choosing your favorite books. … Continue reading Top Ten Favorite Authors

Teaser Tuesday: Ruin and Rising

RUIN AND RISING  BY LEIGH BARDUGO "Dva Stolba took me by surprise. I'd somehow expected that the little valley would be like a graveyard, a grim wasteland of phantoms and abandoned places. Instead, the settlements were bustling." -Ch. 13 pg. 275    Here are the rules and how to participate in Teaser Tuesday. This meme is … Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: Ruin and Rising

The Next America

The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown by Paul Taylor "The America of the near future will look nothing like the America of the recent past. America is in the throes of a demographic overhaul. Huge generation gaps have opened up in our political and social values, our economic well-being, our family structure, our … Continue reading The Next America