Top Ten Tuesday

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

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Quotes

QUOTE: Paper Covers Rock

“Reading, she tells me, is what she does best. She loves it because it uses the whole of her, the right and the left, the hemispheres of reason and imagination. She discovered as a child that a closed book is a darkness anyone can enter, not a scary darkness like a basement or a storm,… Continue reading QUOTE: Paper Covers Rock

Quotes

QUOTE: Jenny Hubbard

"Read to your heart's content. Though if you are a reader, the heart is never content." ~ Jenny Hubbard, page 2 of Paper Covers Rock Yours, HOLLY

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

More books!

Recently I went to my local used bookstore and I came home with this stack of goodies! The Queen of Everything by Deb Caletti 1776 by David McCullough A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn Moby Dick by Herman Melville The middle two are for my AP US History class, and I… Continue reading More books!

Books

Book Review: PAPER COVERS ROCK

Author: Jenny Hubbard Number of Pages: 192 Publisher: Delacorte Press Release Date: June 14, 2011 "At the beginning of his junior year at a boys' boarding school, 16-year-old Alex is devastated when he fails to save a drowning friend. When questioned, Alex and his friend Glenn, who was also at the river, begin weaving their… Continue reading Book Review: PAPER COVERS ROCK