A while back, Forever Lost in Literature posted a list of the the ten longest books they had read. This week, I'm adding my own list, along with notes about where I procured these books - a nod to my post this week over on The Page Half Full, where I talk about what libraries … Continue reading the longest books I’ve read
I was tagged by Lori - thank you!! RULES: Thank the person who tagged you!Link back and credit the original creator (GoodeyReads)Answer book questions about yourself.Answer the other questions about yourself.Change the last 5 questions when you tag someone else (if you want! – the more random the better)Tag at least 3 people.Have fun! (ooh, … Continue reading Get to know the blogger tag
Which actors have been in the most movies based on YA books?
Five good reasons to stop reading that book right now.
Werewolves in fiction have yet to escape their many trappings and rules of their mythology. If you pick up a book about werewolves, you will most definitely find at least three of these things.
Apparently this is a thing I like to do: read a book set in the place I'm traveling to. Right now, I'm heading off to a weekend in Acadia, Maine, and I'm reading The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel, about a man who lived as a hermit in the backwoods of Maine for nearly … Continue reading reading while traveling
The first book that ever really got a song stuck in my head was If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth. The title is taken from a Wings song, "Band on the Run." If you didn't know, reading the book would tell you that Wings was a project of Paul McCartney's after The … Continue reading when bookworms get earworms
I am often reading between 3 and 5 books at the same time, and occasionally there’s a theme that might not be remarkable in one book… but when I see it in three books, I take notice. Well, I started this blog post with three recent titles, then I kept finding more. I'll try to … Continue reading 3 on a theme: books within books
I read a lot. Every year for the last ten years I have read over 100 books. During two of those years, I read over 170 books. As you can see from the little Goodreads widget on my blog, I'm usually in the middle of reading 3-5 books. When people say they don't have time … Continue reading stealing time to read
I am often reading between 3 and 5 books at the same time, and occasionally there's a theme that might not be remarkable in one book... but when I see it in three books, I take notice. In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters included among its characters a set of brothers, one of whom … Continue reading 3 books on a theme: brothers who died in the war