Top Ten Tuesdays: Kick-ass Heroine!!

Top Ten Tuesdays: Kick-ass Heroine!!

This is a weekly meme hosted by the lovely gals over at The Broke and the Bookish. I feel like this is a perfect topic for us, if only because of Mary’s slight obsession with Katniss. Unfortunately, Mary does not have power right now (thanks Sandy…), but she texted me her picks. Now that’s what [...]

Book Review: Rockoholic by C.J. Skuse

Book Review: Rockoholic by C.J. Skuse

How Excited Was I For Rockoholic by C. J. Skuse? Y’all know I love books about music, bands, or ideally some combination thereof. See raving posts here, here, here… So the short answer to this question is: very. Book Rating: 6. This was a really unique read, but I’ve had more fun with others. Book [...]

Book Review: Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale

Book Review: Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale

How Excited Was I To Read Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale? This book is the sequel to Princess Academy, which I loved. Kinda goofy name, but a great book. It’s a Newbery Honor book, for crying out loud! Needless to say, QUITE excited! Book Rating: 8. I enjoyed this book, but I have to admit that I [...]

Book Review: The Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

Book Review: The Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

How Excited Was I To Read The Rules of Civility by Amor Towles? 7. Vaguely? Pretty excited? It seemed like a book I should like, even though I was by no means certain that I would. Book Rating: 10! New Yorkers, or those who love the city, get thee to a bookstore! Pronto! And I [...]

Top Ten Tuesdays: Favorite Words

Top Ten Tuesdays: Favorite Words

This is a weekly meme hosted by the lovely folks over at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is rewind, as in pick a past topic. We picked Top Ten Favorite Words, because we couldn’t resit. Enjoy! Elizabeth’s Picks I should mention that I think chose most of my words on how fun [...]

Book Review: Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken

Book Review: Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken

How Excited Was I About Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken? 6. The cover is a bit creepy, and in general this story type seems more up my sister’s alley. But it was on a recommended shelf at the library… Book Rating: 7. Although I have to ask myself, how much of that was the book [...]