Month: February 2014

Confessions From The Library: Feeling the Book Pressure

Confessions From The Library: Feeling the Book Pressure
Posted February 27, 2014 / Books & Reading, Personal Reflections

Have you ever felt immense pressure to keep up with your personal TBR list? Have you ever been completely overwhelmed with the stack of books you have waiting for you to read them? Then you know how I am feeling right now. I am overwhelmed. Not in a bad way. Just in a “I WANT TO READ THEM ALL BUT NO TIME!” way. And I am feeling the pressure to read them quickly, and read […]

Reading Reflections (In Letter Form): Looking For Alaska

Reading Reflections (In Letter Form): Looking For Alaska
Posted February 20, 2014 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

  Why I Picked It Up?: This is the last novel by John Green (with the exception of Will Grayson) that I had left to read, and I have heard that it is great, and OF COURSE I WANTED TO READ IT! Thoughts: (There may be minor spoilers. Be warned). Okay, so I have given myself some time to digest and reflect on this book. This is one of those books that I just needed […]

Ten Reasons I Love Reading and Blogging

Ten Reasons I Love Reading and Blogging
Posted February 17, 2014 / Blogging, Books & Reading

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme create at The Broke and the Bookish. Today’s Top Ten Tuesday is: Top Ten Reasons I LOVE Reading and Blogging! Reading: 1. I always have something to do!: When the power goes out or the internet crashes or there is absolutely nothing on TV, I can ALWAYS READ! I bring a book with me EVERYWHERE! In fact, every purse I carry has to be able to fit […]

Book Review: Asunder

Book Review: Asunder
Posted February 16, 2014 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author: Asunder by Jodi Meadows (Newsoul #2) Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance Published: January 29th, 2013 by Katherine Tegen Books Hardcover, 407 pages How I Got This Book: Checked it out from the library Why I Picked It Up?: I LOVED Incarnate so much (my review here), I just knew I had to continue with this series! Book Jacket Blurb: “DARKSOULS Ana has always been the only one. Asunder. Apart. But after Templedark, when many […]

Book Review: Speak

Book Review: Speak
Posted February 13, 2014 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Fiction, Realistic Fiction, Psychological, Depression, Abuse, Standalone Published: October 22, 1999 by Puffin Paperback, 200 pages How I Got The Book: I actually bought a copy of this over the summer for $1 at a used book store. SO WORTH IT! Why I Picked It Up?: Because I have heard that this is one of the most beautiful and powerful books written for Young Adults, […]

What I’m Watching (2)

What I’m Watching (2)
Posted February 10, 2014 / Movies & TV & Music

What I’m Watching is a new feature here at A Librarian’s Library where I will spotlight what I have been watching recently. Whether it be Movies, Television, Documentaries, this is a feature where I will feature what I have become obsessed with or what I just didn’t like at all! Television and Film is a major part of my life, too, and I just want them to be represented on my blog as well! Olympics! […]

Audio Review: Being Sloane Jacobs

Audio Review: Being Sloane Jacobs
Posted February 9, 2014 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author: Being Sloan Jacobs by Lauren Morrill Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary/Realistic Fiction, Sports Published: January 7th, 2014 by Delacorte Audiobook, 554 minutes How I Got This Book: Checked out the audio from my library Why I Picked It Up?: I listened to Lauren Morrill’s debut book on audio at the end of last year and LOVED it, and decided I just HAD to listen to this one, too! Book Jacket Blurb: “Meet Sloane Emily Jacobs: […]

Ten Books That Will Make You Cry

Ten Books That Will Make You Cry
Posted February 3, 2014 / Books & Reading

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme create at The Broke and the Bookish. Today’s Top Ten Tuesday is: Top Ten Books that Will Make You BAWL like a BABY! Okay, let me just tell you. Sometimes the TTT lists are really difficult for me (like last weeks). THIS topic, however, is not at all! I can easily remember the books that made me BAWL! For your convenience, I will break up my list […]