Since I picked up Among the Hidden in middle school, I have been fascinated by dystopian societies. This was back before I even knew what the word Dystopian meant. Since then I have read many books that I consider dystopian. Among these are juvenile, adult, young adult, and classic novels. My favorite of the ones … Continue reading Top Ten Books To Read If Your Book Club Likes Dystopian societies
AS I AM NOW CO-HOSTING EXPLORING MY BOOKS WITH ADDLEPATES AND BOOK NERDS, OUR TOPIC THIS WEEK IS An Aesthetic Cover While not the most beautiful book cover in the world, I am drawn to the aesthetics of the 60th-anniversary edition of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. As soon as I saw the cover I had to buy … Continue reading Exploring My Books: Aesthetics
This week's topic from the Broke and Bookish was pretty broad, it was "Top Ten Historical Settings You Love/ Ten Historical Settings You'd Love To See or Top Futuristic Books You Love/Ten Futuristic Societies I'd Love To Read in Books." As I would have struggled to find ten for either the past or future, I … Continue reading Top Five Historical Settings I’d Love to See & Top Five Futuristic Settings I’d Want to See
While most of the time the feeling after reading an entire novel inspires me, many times there are quotes that stand out and mean much more to me. Below are my top ten inspiring quotes from books. “Do you understand now why books are hated and feared? Because they reveal the pores on the face … Continue reading Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books
Covers are this first thing we notice about a book. For me they can determine whether or not I'll actually pick up the novel. Below are my top ten favorite book covers. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury The 60th anniversary cover of this wonderful classic novel stood out to me because of the minimalism and … Continue reading Top Ten Favorite Book Covers
In the spirit of The Broke and Bookish's previous top tens, I decided to figure out which of my 509 physical books I would save if my house caught on fire. The below books are not in any particular order, they just all mean something to me. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Honestly I wouldn't … Continue reading Top Ten Books I’d Quickly Save If My House Caught Fire
Thanks so much to Tara from "We Know Not What We May Be." for nominating me for this award! Technically this is the second time I have been nominated for this award, but unfortunately the last time I was nominated, I did not have the time to answer the questions and post about it... and … Continue reading I got a Liebster Award!!
Ray Bradbury Goodreads Summary: Guy Montag was a fireman whose job it was to start fires... The system was simple. Everyone understood it. Books were for burning ... along with the houses in which they were hidden. Guy Montag enjoyed his job. He had been a fireman for ten years, and he had never questioned … Continue reading Fahrenheit 451
Because of the end of the school year, adjusting to being home for the summer, and the starting of my summer class, I became extremely lazy and took an unintentional hiatus from both reading and blogging. Over the next few days I will post reviews of the two books I have read this summer "The … Continue reading The end of my unannounced hiatus.