- 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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Hello, readers! Thought I had abandoned you? I had intended to announce my vacation, but it was immediately following Christmas, and that announcement never happened. So here is the entry that I should have posted at the end of December: … Continue reading
Flavorwire released a list of Ten Underrated Books Everyone Should Read. (And I haven’t read any of them, which means I have some catching up to do.) You’ll probably all familiar with my top ten, but what about everything else? … Continue reading
In my newbie days at goodreads, for some reason I felt that one-sentence reviews were (1) cool, and (2) informative. They are neither, and I’m embarrassed by some of the older “reviews” I have at that site. But I read … Continue reading
I’m really creative with the titles these days. Every so often I read a book that makes me think, “Well, shoot. That is writing. It’s about time I do some of that myself.” (Yes, I actually do say “Well, shoot” … Continue reading
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets; J.K. Rowling It’s a new year at Hogwarts, and more weird stuff is happening. Harry is visited by a masochistic house elf, then he’s unable to access platform 9-3/4, and then he hears … Continue reading
Tales from a Not-So-Popular Party Girl; Rachel R. Russell I wish this series existed when I was in middle school, because I am secretly Nikki Maxwell. Nikki has to deal with the worst of middle school, while also being totally … Continue reading
Gulliver’s Travels; Jonathan Swift Oh, Jonathan Swift. You are one snarky human being, and I love it. Even if you’ve never read the book, you’ll recognize it by Gulliver’s first adventure. He discovers a land of miniature people, Lilliput, where … Continue reading
The Beginners; Rebecca Wolff I couldn’t tell you what this book is about. Okay, maybe that’s a little too harsh. Ginger lives in the small town of Wick, where nothing ever happens. But then Theo & Raquel Motherwell move in, … Continue reading
In One Person; John Irving I am so torn on this book. I have so many conflicting emotions on such a wide spectrum. A part of me absolutely loves it, but a part of me hates it. (Hence my middle-of-the-road … Continue reading