"I am a word in a foreign language." - Eating Fire: Selected Poetry by Margaret Atwood "When we think of the past it's the beautiful things we pick out. We want to believe it was all like that." - The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood "We were the people who were not in the papers. … Continue reading Some Recent Quotes I Have Loved (November 2017)
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas 5/5 stars. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is, in a word, brilliant. This book should be required reading in every school. Based on the Black Lives Matter movement, the book follows Starr, a teenager growing up in the ghetto, who witnesses her friend get shot, unprovoked, … Continue reading November Wrap Up (2017)
People. It happened. It only took me a year to find a short story collection that I love (!) I had sort of given up and was beginning to think that short story collections maybe weren't going to be for me. Then Jen Campbell's latest book came along. I have been watching Jen's Youtube channel … Continue reading I FINALLY FOUND A SHORT STORY COLLECTION THAT I LOVE!!!!!!!
I recently watched a few videos of people doing this tag and it looked like fun so I thought I'd give it a go. I'm not sure who originally started it but please leave me a comment if you know so I can credit them. Where do you buy your books from? Mostly online, to … Continue reading The Book Buying Tag
As I said in my last post, I am a big fan of the concept behind Non-Fiction November. I probably read one non-fiction book a month, in a good month, but I really enjoy the non-fiction that I do read and I am glad of the reminder to read more. I wanted to do a … Continue reading Non-Fiction Recommendations for Non-Fiction November (2017)
I think that Non-fiction November (started by Olive and Gemma on Youtube) is a brilliant concept. It just gets me really excited to read all the non-fiction on my shelves, which I need as I tend to neglect my non-fiction reading a little bit. I do enjoy non-fiction but I seem to gravitate to fiction … Continue reading Non-Fiction November TBR (2017)
I love quotes. But I hate writing in my books or turning down the pages to make tabs. So, I thought that I would collect my favorite quotes from the month of October in a blog post. I am thinking about making this into a monthly thing, as a way of keeping track of really … Continue reading Some Recent Quotes I Have Loved (October 2017)