Top Ten Tuesday: Extraordinary Book Titles

Happy Tuesday!! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic asks us to share ten extraordinary book titles. I took “extraordinary” to mean long or unusual in some way. These are the titles I’ve come up with! What do you think of my list? What a book with an extraordinary title that you’ve read recently? Let me … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Extraordinary Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Remind Me of Summers as a Teenager

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a FREEBIE, which means we can make a list about any topic! Since we're in the midst of a beautiful summer, I thought I would share ten books that remind me of summers as a teenager. Back in the day … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Remind Me of Summers as a Teenager

A Classic Couple: The Turn of the Screw and We Were Liars

In a past Top Ten Tuesday post I shared pairs of classic and contemporary novels that I saw parallels between. One of the spookiest pairs is Henry James' The Turn of the Screw (1898) and E. Lockhart's We Were Liars (2014). These books are take place in very different time periods, settings, and under unusual circumstances; however, there are … Continue reading A Classic Couple: The Turn of the Screw and We Were Liars

QUOTE: We Were Liars

"If you want to live where people are not afraid of mice, you must give up living in palaces." ~We Were Liars by E. Lockhart I distinctly remember reading this part of the book and absolutely loving it. This metaphor just fit so perfectly with the context of the story, and I think it's so clever. … Continue reading QUOTE: We Were Liars