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Some Fun with Banned Books

Some Fun with Banned Books

So let’s start off with a little bit of fun with banned books this week. Here is a quiz I just discovered that should tell you:

Which Banned Book Are You?

I got Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi! Persepolis

I also wanted to make sure I share the link to the Banned Books Virtual Readout. This is where various people; librarians, authors, celebrities, families at home, film themselves…

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Teaser Tuesdays: Banned and Challenged Edition!

Teaser Tuesdays: Banned and Challenged Edition!

Teaser Tuesdays

It’s time for another “Teaser Tuesday!”

This feature (or meme)  is one I discovered on my friend Kim’s site Book Munchies, and is hosted by MizB of the Should Be Reading blog. For those of you who would like to play along at home (or more specifically on your homepage), here is how Teaser Tuesdays work.

- Grab (one of) your current read(s) and open it to a random page
– Share two (2) “teaser”…

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When Book Reviews Go Wrong

When Book Reviews Go Wrong

When Book Reviews Go Wrong – ABC News.

“Such a widespread mistake is unusual, but it does make one wonder: How much trust should one place in the critic?”

So asks Joanna Prisco, the reporter who penned this article for ABC News. And to be quite honest, it’s a great question. How much should we listen to someone else’s opinion of the literature we are choosing to read. Isn’t personal interest…

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Harry Potter Moment of the Week #7

Harry Potter Moment of the Week #7

HPMOTW (2)

This is a meme started by Uncorked Thoughts which aims to share with fellow bloggers a weekly slice of HP awesomeness. It is an awesomeness that only increases with time and number of reads. Once a week we will share a character, spell, chapter, object, quote etc. from the books/films/J. K. Rowling (or anything Potter related)! Each topic will be posted on Uncorked Thoughts HERE. There will also…

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"Waiting On" Wednesdays: Snow Like Ashes

“Waiting On” Wednesdays: Snow Like Ashes

Waiting on Wednesdays

Waiting on Wednesdays is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming book releases that we are excited for.

Snow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes, #1) by Sara Raasch Hardcover, 432 pages Publication Date: Oct. 14th 2014
Publisher: Balzer + Bray ISBN: 9780062286925 Add it: To your TBR Pile or your “Want to Read” list on Goodreads.

A heartbroken girl. A…

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Teaser Tuesdays: Nearly Gone and Take Me On

Teaser Tuesdays: Nearly Gone and Take Me On

Teaser Tuesdays

It’s time for another “Teaser Tuesday!”

This feature (or meme)  is one I discovered on my friend Kim’s site Book Munchies, and is hosted by MizB of the Should Be Reading blog. For those of you who would like to play along at home (or more specifically on your homepage), here is how Teaser Tuesdays work.

- Grab (one of) your current read(s) and open it to a random page
– Share two (2) “teaser”…

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Trailer

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Trailer

 

It’s finally here!!! Have you seen it yet? Because I’m so excited for this movie and I can’t stop/won’t stop talking about it with anyone who is willing. Each new thing I notice just makes me that much more excited for November.

What do you think about the trailer? Does it meet your expectations? Are you disappointed? Sound off in…

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