- Bookish adj. 1. given or devoted to reading or study. 2. more acquainted with books than with real life.
- Angela. Enjoys books and book-related things; talks of them often. Works in the industry. Also a sort of aspiring writer.
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As anticipated, I received a good batch of reading material for Christmas. And now, we present the to-read list for 2012. (That is, in addition to the books I already have.) Hurrah! Inside Out and Back Again; Thanhha Lai For … Continue reading
Boneshaker; Cherie Priest It’s seldom that I start raving over a book before finishing it. Because we all know what happens—it starts off great, we can’t put it down, and then the end is… blah. Lucky for me, this one … Continue reading
Steampunk is one of those things that I’m sort of kind of into. If it’s brass and has gears and clocks on it, I’ll love it. If it’s a story with an airship, it’s automatically my favorite. At the moment … Continue reading
The Clockwork Man; William Jablonsky The Clockwork Man is about just that—a man made of clockwork. He was created in the 1800s by Karl Gruber, the clockmaker of his time. While Ernst (the clockwork man) is obviously not human, he … Continue reading
Every Thursday I will present a book that has been sitting on my shelf a while that I haven’t gotten around to reading. It’s a good way to remind myself of the good stuff I have sitting in my queue. … Continue reading
Originally posted at the geekblog, and reposted here in honor of Verne’s 183th birthday. ———— 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea has been sitting on my shelf for quite some time. (Actually, it’s a fairly large collection of Jules Verne’s works, … Continue reading
Clockwork Angel; Cassandra Clare It’s easy to compare this to City of Bones, as it has pretty much the same premise. A non-Shadowhunter is thrown into their world, hanging out at the Institute with two best guy friends and one … Continue reading