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Reached

Reached Ally Condie (Matched #3) After leaving Society to desperately seek The Rising, and each other, Cassia and Ky have found what they were looking for, but at the cost of losing each other yet again. Cassia is assigned undercover in Central city, Ky outside the borders, an airship pilot with Indie. Xander is a medic, with a secret. All too soon, everything shifts … Read More Reached

A Game of Thrones

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin (Book 1 in A Song of Ice and Fire) Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun. As Warden of the north, Lord Eddard Stark counts it a curse when King Robert bestows on him the office of the Hand. His honour weighs him down at court … Read More A Game of Thrones

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Favorite Fictional Schools

As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme was a freebie, so I decided on Top Ten Favorite Fictional Schools (which is an extension of settings. Boarding schools also happen to be one of my favorite settings/topics in books. 1. Hogwarts (Harry Potter series) 2. Easton Academy (Private series) 3. Waverly Prep (It Girl series) 4. Spence Academy … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Favorite Fictional Schools

Featured Poem: Granite and Wineglass

By Rumi You are granite. I am an empty wineglass. You know what happens when we touch! You laugh like the sun coming up laughs at a star that disappears into it. Love opens my chest, and thought returns to its confines. Patient and rational considerations leave. Only passion stays, whimpering and feverish. Some men fall down in the road like dregs thrown out. … Read More Featured Poem: Granite and Wineglass

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’m So Happy Were Recommended to Me

As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic is ten books I’m so happy were recommended to me! 1. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green -Recommended by Andrew 2. Plainsong by Kent Haruf -Recommended by Tylar 3. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card -Recommended by Sheila 4. American Gods by Neil Gaiman -Recommended by Sadie 5. … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’m So Happy Were Recommended to Me

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I Recommend the Most

As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic is top ten books I recommend the most…perfect! 1. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon 2. Hyperion by Dan Simmons 3. The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides 4. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green 5. 1984 by George Orwell 6. The Passage by Justin Cronin … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I Recommend the Most

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I Read in 2012

As always, Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic is top ten books I read in 2012. I actually snuck in an eleventh because, George R.R. Martin. True, I’ve never done a review on Games of Thrones, but that’s because I decided to just review it as a series once I finish the fifth book. Enjoy! 1. … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I Read in 2012

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Words

As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic was a REWIND. I chose an older topics, favorite words. Seventeen words to be correct. These are some of my favorites below, with definitions! Enjoy! Be sure to leave me a few of your favorites in the comments. 1. Scintillate Verb: Emit flashes of light; sparkle. Fluoresce momentarily when struck … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Words

NPR’s 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels

Nina posted this up on Nina Reads, but I loved the idea so much I couldn’t resist doing it myself. Books I’ve read are in bold. 1. Harry PotterĀ (series), by J.K. Rowling 2. The Hunger GamesĀ (series), by Suzanne Collins 3. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee 4. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green 5. The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien 6. The … Read More NPR’s 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels