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Saturday Summary: The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

This book was given to me as a Christmas gift about two years ago. It’s a collection of short stories that deal with themes such as death, fate and the past. And while Stephen King is generally known for writing horror, he also writes in the vein of poetry, science fiction and fantasy, and this book was a good blend of all three.  Continue reading “Saturday Summary: The Bazaar of Bad Dreams”

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon TBR

Tomorrow is Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon, a reading challenge in which all participants read all day and share their experiences on blogs and social media platforms. Readers also participate in mini-challenges and win prizes. To prepare for Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon, I’m selecting all the books I plan to read through the day. Continue reading “Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon TBR”

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Saturday Summary: The Good Girl

 The Good Girl is a book that initially interested me because of other people’s interest in it, and its compelling book cover and title (yep, I’m that shallow). It’s been compared to Gone Girl and been lauded as a suspenseful psychological thriller. I do enjoy thrillers with complex female protagonists such as book The Girl on the Train and the movie Gone Girl. So I was hoping to like this book as well. Unfortunately, it fell short of my expectations… Continue reading “Saturday Summary: The Good Girl”

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Saturday Summary: Cinder

I heard a lot about Cinder by Marissa Meyer in the blogosphere and how much people enjoyed reading it. I finally got around to reading it after failing to pick up the print copy at the library–thank God for Overdrive, which caters very well to my digital-oriented self. I have to say that I did enjoy it but I thought it would live up to its hype more. Continue reading “Saturday Summary: Cinder”

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WWW Wednesday- March 16, 2016

This week I thought I’d try something different from my usual Wednesday Words of Wisdom. I found out about WWW Wednesday, which is hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. Along with talking about writing, I love talking about books.

 

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Monday Minute: 5 Signs You’re a Book Nerd (or bibliophile)

If you like writing, you also naturally like reading too. I first heard of the term ‘bibliophile’ when I started following book blogs. I think it’s pretty cool that there’s a proper term for all the book lovers out there. I was thinking about all the funny things I do as a bibliophile and came up with this list. Continue reading “Monday Minute: 5 Signs You’re a Book Nerd (or bibliophile)”

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Saturday Summary: The Serpent’s Tale

The Serpent’s Tale by Ariana Franklin is one of those books I bought when I was younger but that ended up on my “did not finish” list. I think it was a little out of my reading range at the time. Now that I’ve read it as an adult though, I see it with new appreciation.  Continue reading “Saturday Summary: The Serpent’s Tale”