Bookish, Tags

Sims Book Tag

Hello, hello! Today I'm here to do the Sims Book Tag, despite the fact that I think I've only played Sims about once before. The prompts for this tag are just so fun that I couldn't resist participating anyways. Thanks so much to Michelle @ Book Adventures for tagging me! This tag was created by… Continue reading Sims Book Tag

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gem Books

Happy Tuesday! I'm really excited about this week's Top Ten Tuesday theme because we're sharing our Top Ten Hidden Gem Books-- who isn't excited to talk about fantastic books that deserve more praise? There are so many amazing books out there that deserve a larger audience and that aren't talked about or read often enough. Narrowing… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gem Books

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Summer in March? Why not?

It's Tuesday, and Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by The Broke and the Bookish) is here once again! There was a bit of twist to this week's theme, because we had to fill in the blank: Top Ten Books for Readers Who Like INSERT THING HERE. I was going to do a specific genre, book, or… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Summer in March? Why not?

Top Ten Tuesday

top ten tuesday: underrated authors

Hi there! It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme hosted by the lovely blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week the theme is Top Ten Underrated Authors, or authors you think should get more praise than they currently receive. So, in no particular order: Melina MarchettaJohn Corey WhaleyOrson Scott CardJennifer E. SmithE.L.… Continue reading top ten tuesday: underrated authors

Quotes

QUOTE: Noggin

"Maybe we all just exist, all versions of us exist at times, and we have to figure out a way to get to each of them, to find each one and tell that version that it's okay, that it's all just the way it works, a concept too powerful to ignore but too complicated to… Continue reading QUOTE: Noggin

Books

Book Review: NOGGIN

Author: John Corey Whaley Number of Pages: 342 Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers Release Date: April 8, 2014 "Listen — Travis Coates was alive once and then he wasn’t. Now he’s alive again. Simple as that. The in between part is still a little fuzzy, but he can tell you that, at some point… Continue reading Book Review: NOGGIN

Thoughtful Thursdays

Writers in books.

Have you ever noticed that a lot of books, particularly YA ones, contain main characters who love to write? I had this sudden realization the other day and felt the urge to write about it. It's a common theme in many of the books I have read recently. For example: Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey.… Continue reading Writers in books.

Books

Book Review: WHERE THINGS COME BACK

Author: John Corey Whaley Number of Pages: 228 Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers Release Date: May 3, 2011 "In the summer before Cullen's senior year, a nominally-depressed birdwatcher named John Barling thinks he spots a species of woodpecker thought to be extinct since the 1940s in Lily, Arkansas. His rediscovery of the so-called Lazarus Woodpecker sparks… Continue reading Book Review: WHERE THINGS COME BACK