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The Nope Book Tag

I'm not usually someone who often speaks negatively of books (good luck? good taste? good recommendations from friends and fellow bloggers? who knows!) but sometimes being less than positive is unavoidable. Today I'll be talking about some not so great books (in my opinion!) in the Nope Book Tag. Thanks so much to Marie @… Continue reading The Nope Book Tag

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: When Book Club Becomes Debate Club

Happy Tuesday!! I hope you all had a fun and safe Halloween if you celebrate it! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is open-ended, allowing us to choose what kinds of books we would recommend to a book club. In the frustrating, bewildering spirit of the United States presidential election, I've decided to go with… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: When Book Club Becomes Debate Club

Books

Book Review: CHOOSING TO BE INSURGENT OR ALLEGIANT

Author: Valerie Estelle Frankel Number of Pages: 156 Publisher: Litcrit Press Release Date: December 17, 2013 "The Divergent series is delighting the world with its epic of Tris and Four struggling through revolutions to create a better world. But there are deeper meanings and symbols beneath the surface. Why is it fitting that teens numbered three and four should… Continue reading Book Review: CHOOSING TO BE INSURGENT OR ALLEGIANT

Top Ten Tuesday

top ten tuesday: books I’ve read so far this year

My, how time flies! It's Tuesday again already, which means it's time for another Top Ten Tuesday! This is a fantastic weekly meme hosted by the lovely blog the Broke and the Bookish. The theme for this week is Top Ten Books I've Read So Far This Year. So, in no particular order: Fangirl by Rainbow… Continue reading top ten tuesday: books I’ve read so far this year

more books

more books: I actually won something

Hello everyone! I thought I'd update you all on some new books I acquired this month. The first three I bought on my own, the first two from Barnes & Noble and the third from this cute little independent bookstore Bennington, Vermont. There aren't many independent bookstores where I live, but fortunately this one was… Continue reading more books: I actually won something

WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wednesdays: May 28th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? Right now I am about half way through Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card (the sequel to Ender's Game) and I am absolutely loving it! I did not expect to like it as much as Ender's Game, but I actually… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays: May 28th

Top Ten Tuesday

top ten tuesday: most intimidating books

It's Tuesday once again, and that means that it's time for Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by the lovely blog the Broke and the Bookish. This week is a freebie week, which means that it's up to us to choose our own theme! I've decided to go with my Top Ten Most Intimidating Books. So, in… Continue reading top ten tuesday: most intimidating books

Top Ten Tuesday

top ten tuesday: characters who surprised me

Hello everyone! It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by the lovely blog the Broke and the Bookish. This week's theme is Top Ten Characters Who ______. I've decided to fill in the blank with Top Ten Characters Who Surprised Me. As I was creating my list, I realized that in many cases if… Continue reading top ten tuesday: characters who surprised me

Books

Book Review: ALLEGIANT (with spoilers!)

  WARNING: This post contains major spoilers for the Divergent trilogy. If you have not read Allegiant or if you don't want to know what happens at the end, DO NOT READ AHEAD!!! Author: Veronica Roth Number of Pages: 526 Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Release Date: October 22, 2013 "The faction-based society that Tris Prior… Continue reading Book Review: ALLEGIANT (with spoilers!)

Quotes

QUOTE: Allegiant

"I fell in love with him. but I don't just stay with him by default as if there's no one else available to me. I stay with him because I choose to, every day that I wake up, every day that we fight or lie to each other or disappoint each other. I choose him… Continue reading QUOTE: Allegiant