Top Ten Tuesday!

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Happy Tuesday!  Today over at The Broke and the Bookish they are doing a awesome top ten list all about the 2015 Releases They Meant To Get To But Didn’t.  Unfortunately I’m way behind on my reading so if I made that list it would have to be way more than 10.  So i’ve decided to go rouge today with my list.  Click below to read my Top Five Book Series I Need To Finally Finish! Continue reading

Book Spotlight!

Today’s Book Spotlight! is on a book of poems call Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty by Christine Heppermann

poisoned_apples_heppermann This collection of 50 poems blend fantasy with reality.  Christine takes equally from fairy tails and everyday life to fill the book with haunting poems about unseen side of beauty and perfection.  The Ugly Stepsister talks about how it feels to be the one left behind, the formerly Ugly Duckling wonders if being beautiful is really an improvement, and Little Miss Muffet’s diet plan is scary but all to real in today’s world. This book is short but not sweet, disturbing but fascinating.  This is a great read regardless of if you are a poetry fan or not.  Highly recommend for high school age teens.  To request this or anything else in our collection click here. 

NOvember Week 4 Book Review

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Week 3 Book:  Deathnote

Reason I said no before:  Just not really into Manga very much.

Did this book change my mind?  Yes!  I can see why it is a Manga classic.  So far I’ve read the first 3 in the series and plan to read more.  It is dark but in a good way that makes sense with the books.  I still don’t really know how to find more Manga that I will enjoy.  I think I need to learn more about the different types within the genre.  Leave a comment letting me know what your favorites are!

 

 

Hello everyone!

Hey everyone!  Yes I know it’s been awhile, Sorry!  Unfortunately a personal emergency took me to the other side of the state for a little while and I’ve been running behind every since.  It’s been a long month of making paper icicles, winter themed storytimes, and of course holidays!  Thankfully everything has calmed down so i’m trying to get back on my normal posting schedule.   And I didn’t forget about reviewing Death Note for the end of NOvember, I will be posting that tomorrow.  Today I just wanted to say hello…and show a funny a picture of a cat

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See you tomorrow!

NOvember Book Challenge: Week 4 Reveal

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The last week is already here!  Welcome to Week 4 Book Reveal!  NOvember has seemed to fly by.  I really spent some time thinking about genres of books that I haven’t given a fair try.  The more I thought the more I kept coming back to Manga.  I have read some but I’ve never really found a genre of Manga that I liked.  (Did you know Manga had genres?  Thank you Anime Club for teaching me!).   So for my week 4 selection I picked a very popular Manga series that I have said no to over and over again.  So for Week 4 I will be reading…

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NOvember book challenge: Week 3 review

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Week 3 book:  Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Reason I said No Before:  Someone else didn’t like it

Did this book change my mind?:  YESish.  First I must confess I didn’t completely finish it (yet).  According to Overdrive I am 75% done with it so I do feel like I can make a fair assessment of it.  So yes this did change my mind, I am enjoying it, and will certainly finish it.  However i’m going to admit i’m not really sure if I will keep reading the series.  It is a good book, and if you like fantasy I would recommend reading it, but i’m not in love with the book.  It isn’t one that I need the sequel to right now.  More likely I will read it eventually just don’t think the book is quiet as awesome as all the hype I’ve heard about it.  Also the names in this book are super annoying (kim you were right!).  But like I said I am enjoying it and i’m glad I took a chance and read it.  Check in next week for the 4th and final week of the NOvember Book Challenge!