Month: October 2014

The Fun of Booktrailers: Locked In Time

The Fun of Booktrailers: Locked In Time
Posted October 22, 2014 / Technology

I’ve been quiet for a few days. That is because a) I have had a busy couple of weeks of school and b) I just haven’t been reading as much. I have been catching up on TV and watching a lot of horror movies, but not reading all that much. Which is okay, because sometimes you need a break. So, today, rather than trying to write a review on a book I read a while […]

Audiobook Review: Say What You Will

Audiobook Review: Say What You Will
Posted October 12, 2014 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Why I Picked It Up?: It was getting some good pre-publishing press, and I had never read a story about an individual with cerebral palsy. Thoughts: Say What You Will is a familiar story that is told in a unique way,  with unique characters and sensitive–yet important–subject matter. This is the story of a teenager with a disability and her search to find friendship and independence in spite of her differences. This is the story […]

Ten Character-Driven Stories

Ten Character-Driven Stories
Posted October 7, 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: Ten Books for Readers Who Like Character-Driven Stories! I am a reader that loves certain books for the story. But many times, I love the story because I connect so well with the character! This is a list of some of the best character-driven stories I have ever read, in a variety of genres. Every […]

Why This Re-reader is NOT Rereading Gone Girl

Why This Re-reader is NOT Rereading Gone Girl

As you probably know by now, I am a HUGE re-reader! I reread books for comfort, to relive my favorite stories. I also reread the previous books in a series when a new book gets published. And I reread books before the movie comes out. Only not this time. I read this book right after it came out, having GOBBLED up her first two novels, Sharp Objects and Dark Places. But after reading her novels […]