Monthly Archives: July 2014

TOP TEN TUESDAY | AUTHORS I OWN THE MOST BOOKS BY

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday on The Broke and the Bookish is: Ten Authors I Own the Most Books By. Which, to be totally honest? I can’t really answer. Because my bookshelves are double stacked and architecturally delicate and I have further stacks of books all over the place, and they’re not organized, so I can’t even just count them…. Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | FOREVER…. – JUDY BLUME

  There’s a first for everything. When you build up something in your mind — really imagine it, wish for it — sometimes, when it actually happens, it doesn’t live up to your expectations. True love is nothing like that. Especially not for Katherine and Michael, who can’t get enough of each other. Their relationship is unique: sincere, intense, and… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | CHARACTERS I’D WANT WITH ME ON A DESERT ISLAND

  This week’s Top Ten Tuesday on The Broke and the Bookish is: Top Ten Characters I’d Want with Me On a Desert Island! Let’s see if I make it to 10… 1. Hermione Granger, because of COURSE. 2. Dumbledore. What? There’s nothing in the rules about one character per book. 3. Gandalf. You know, in case something happens to… Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | THE OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS – MARINA KEEGAN

Rain City Reads   July 20, 2014   Comments Off on THE SUNDAY REVIEW | THE OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS – MARINA KEEGAN

Marina Keegan’s star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012. She had a play that was to be produced at the New York International Fringe Festival and a job waiting for her at the New Yorker. Tragically, five days after graduation, Marina died in a car crash. As her family, friends, and… Read more »

5 FRIDAY FAVES | BOOK QUOTES

Rain City Reads   July 18, 2014   Comments Off on 5 FRIDAY FAVES | BOOK QUOTES

Five Friday Favourites is a weekly meme hosted by Amanda over at Book Badger. Every Friday she chooses a new topic – full list of topics can be found here. This week’s topic is “Favourite Book Quotes.” This is going to be tough, yo. I often notice quotes in books that I love, but so far I rarely write them… Read more »