I am new to the world of fanfiction. However, I just finished reading Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell and now my interest is piqued. So, I decided to see what all the fuss was about.
A few months ago I wrote a post on the 10 coolest libraries in the world. It was hard to limit it to just 10. So I decided to update the list!
Some books just stick with you, for whatever reason. Sometimes it's not even because they are particularly amazing. It's just that something about them lodges in your brain like the lyrics to some random song and never leaves. So as my 10 for Tuesday, here are 10 books I read a long time ago, but still think about often and I can't seem to get out of my head.
Like with books and movies about children, I cannot watch a movie or read a book where a dog gets hurt or dies. For those of you who feel the same way, here are some safe dog-based lit books I found that should not make you cry (at least not because a dog dies) and you will be very happy that you read.
If you are a Harry Potter fan, you may be aware that J. K. Rowling herself is launching an online Harry Potter Book Club this June. I've been skeptical of online book clubs. But, I decided it was time to make an informed decision about them. So I did some research into the best and worst parts of online book clubs to see if they were for me.
Let's face it. The daily news stinks. If you're feeling depressed about the news and want ignore it for a little while also, and if you love books and writing, here are 5 of my favorite book-related stories from this week!
Yes, young adult books can be powerful, compelling and entertaining. The Hate U Give is just that. It's also one of the rare books I would classify as "illuminating," maybe even "life-changing." Here is why anyone who wants to understand others should read it...
Having a quiet, cozy place is essential for any reader. But sometimes in a hectic house it can be hard to find a hideaway where you can steal a few hours (or even minutes) of reading time. So unless you're capable of reading amidst chaos, perhaps you need some help in the cozy reading nook department.