Everlife by Gena Showalter My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the greatest dystopia ever and I have learnt more from it than any other series, including Harry Potter. Read this god damn series, please. MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE BOOK: It’s taken me months to finish it. Mainly because it was overdue at the [...]
It's time to link up the reviews and giveaways I've posted this week. This book meme is hosted by Pure Imagination. BIG GIVEAWAY/READING CHALLENGE: Enter my reading challenge for a chance to win a free book! More info here: 12 Days Reading Challenge. Click here to register. Reviews: The Hazel Wood - 1/5 stars. Stalking [...]
Hosted by Freda’s Voice. Grab a book, any book, and turn to page 56. Find a sentence that grabs you and post it either on your blog or on Instagram tagged with #Friday56. Current Read: Children of Blood and Bone From Page 56: "I stare at the commotion in bewilderment before realising I have to [...]
This is the sweetest teen library event I’ve ever seen. I wish my library did this!
December means dark and chilly nights, lots of gingerbread treats, and more patrons in the library because of finals. Our library completely fills up near the end of the semester. Every table and outlet is used after school and other patrons are left to find another place to study. I started holding special study sessions for teens at my library after noticing how many high school students were leaving the library to go elsewhere because there was no room for them. Lots of teens would come to the library after school only to find that there was nowhere to sit. I hated seeing my target audience leave after making the effort to come to the library.
What is it?
An example flyer for Hogwarts Study Hall. Include a brief description of the event and theme.
- Teens study, work in groups, complete homework, and do other quiet projects while enjoying free…
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Once and for All by Sarah Dessen My rating: 4 of 5 stars MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE BOOK: YAAAAY!!! This book has made me embrace reading again. Thank you, Sarah Dessen! I’ve had some shockers recently. The writing style was back up to what I enjoy in YA. CHARACTERS/DYNAMICS: Louna: Louna is relatable and quick [...]
The idea of Thirsty Thursday and Hungry Hearts has been created by the Unconventional Bookworms, Brandie and Lexxie, to share a quote with food or drinks that showed up in a recent read, as well as if it’s something you think you’d like or not. Last week, I read Once and for All by Sarah Dessen. It's all about weddings [...]
Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco My rating: 2 of 5 stars MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE BOOK: This was an interrupted read for me, so excuse the reading dates. Overall, I couldn’t engage with this. CHARACTERS/DYNAMICS: - honestly… who cares PLOT: - this book was dull the entire time. Maybe mysteries aren’t for me. [...]
Hint hint, friends and family.
It’s that time of the year again that everyone’s looking for orginal gifts. It’s not easy to find something a bookworm doesn’t have yet but I believe here are some interesting ideas. Take a look and tell me what you think!
Etsy shop Kraze4Paper (located in the US)
Franklin Mill: Bookjigs (5,99 USD)
2. Home decor
Maisons du Monde: doormat for the bookworm (16,99 euro)
Out of Print: Always popular to give: tees, scarves, mugs etc, but this site also offers gifts for toddlers and boxers for men. Next to clothing there are also some home and office supplies and you can search in 6 different genres (science fiction, british lit, fantasy, mistery, spooky, plays & poetry).
Novel Journals : These literary keepsakes bring an element of fun to any writing project! These compact editions of our classic…
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Vicki runs a weekly book prompt where we share the first chapter or paragraph of our current/about-to read. Today I'm going to give you a sneak peek to the wildly successful debut, Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi. First paragraph: "Chapter One: Zelie Pick me. It's all I can do not to [...]