Bookshelf Challenge

I have been nominated for the Bookshelf Challenge by Donna L. H. Smith. (Check out her blog here.) It sounds like fun, and hope you enjoy. The Rules For the Bookshelf Tag: Answer the following questions about books, and then tag five other bloggers. You can answer the questions any way you want, whether it’s on … Continue reading Bookshelf Challenge

Divergent the Movie: Better Than the Book

If I had a list of movies that I thought were better than the books they were based on, it would say, "Lord of the Rings" and not much else. Until now. This weekend, a group of friends and I saw Divergent, which is based on Veronica Roth's dystopian, YA novel by the same name. The story, set in a … Continue reading Divergent the Movie: Better Than the Book

Why Some Books Make Me Wonderfully Dissatisfied

I like to say that the best books are the ones that make you dissatisfied with your own mediocre existence. I have had the privilege of reading some very good books over the past year. It was not a year in which I could boast a long list of books read, but the small stack I did read … Continue reading Why Some Books Make Me Wonderfully Dissatisfied