Book vs Movie: Divergent

So I haven’t done a book vs. movie post in a long time! I hope to start doing these more regularly again. Last weekend I went to the movie theatre to see Divergent. Since I read the book before the movie, I’d like to share my thoughts with you. Book: In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago […]

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Book Tag Thursdays: Ultimate Book Tag

As always for this segment I will find awesome book tags throughout the vast, wide inter-webs and complete mini-challenges. I’ll hope you’ll have fun and participate with me as well! Leave your own answers in the comments or write your post and link it back to me. (You are also free to use the picture […]

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Wonderful Writers: Meg Cabot

Hi All! Wonderful Writers is a weekly segment that comes out every Wednesday! Every week I spotlight and discuss one of my favorite authors, books by them, and talk about their writing styles and such. I hope you’ll enjoy. Feel free to participate as well by writing your own post and as always you are […]

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How to Ace a Book Sale

If you love to buy books at a good, reasonable price like me then you might have shopped at your local( used) book sale in your community. Book sales are located all over and if you know just where to shop you’ll find some great reads to take back home. Here are some tips to help you […]

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Book Review: “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini

“The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini (2004) Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Page Length: 372 pages (paperback edition) Synopsis: Growing up in the city of Kabul in the early 1970s, Hassan was narrator Amir’s closest friend even though the loyal 11-year-old with “a face like a Chinese doll” was the son of Amir’s father’s servant and a […]

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Book Tag Thursdays: I Love Spring

As always for this segment I will find awesome book tags throughout the vast, wide inter-webs and complete mini-challenges. I’ll hope you’ll have fun and participate with me as well! Leave your own answers in the comments or write your post and link it back to me. (You are also free to use the picture […]

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Wonderful Writers: R.L. Stine

Wonderful Writers is a weekly segment that is posted on Wednesday! Every week I’ll spotlight and discuss one of my favorite authors, books by them, and talk about their writing styles and such. I hope you’ll enjoy. Feel free to participate as well by writing your own post and as always you are welcome to use […]

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Slice of Life: Chicago Trip (and visit to a Bookstore)

This past weekend I took a short, but much needed vacation to Chicago. It was lots of fun!!! Besides visiting an awesome bookstore (which I’ll get to in a minute) I also got to visit: The Bean (in Millineum Park) Shedd Aquarium                                  I also did a bit of shopping along The Magnificent Mile, took […]

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Book Review: “Bloodlines” (Bloodlines #1) by Richelle Mead

“Bloodlines” (Bloodlines #1) by Richelle Mead (2011) Genre: YA, Fantasy, Fiction, Paranormal Page Length: 421 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Sydney is an alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of human and vampires. They protect vampire secrets – and human lives. When Sydney is torn […]

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