Showing posts from January, 2018

Week 3 Prompt

1. I am looking for a book by Laurell K. Hamilton. I just read the third book in the Anita Blake series and I can’t figure out which one comes next! Book four is The Lunatic Cafe-- so long as you're looking for the true fourth book, not counting novellas and the like! (Found via Goodreads: 2. What have I read recently? Well, I just finished this great book by Barbara Kingsolver, Prodigal Summer . I really liked the way it was written, you know, the way she used language. I wouldn't mind something a bit faster paced though. I'd love to ask a few more questions here! A couple of my favorite authors--Juliet Marillier and Robin McKinley--write lyrical, lush, and descriptive books (the terms used on the NoveList page for Prodigal Summer ), but both write fantasy, so a reader who's not interested in fantasy isn't likely to want their books. However, I'd also see if they were interested in more

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Reading Profile

I've pretty much been a devourer of books as long as I can remember. So much so that I got competitive about it in elementary school (I'll never forget coming into school in first grade to take my Accelerated Reader test on The Voyages of Dr. Doolittle --which I had been working only for weeks--passing with flying colors, and then being told that I couldn't have the award for most AR points of the year because I surpassed the other girl on one of the last days to take tests that counted. So I got a special award, but not the trophy. Color me upset). It's fair to say I have a book problem, hoarding multiple copies of my favorites, extracting detailed promises from friends and family to treat my loaned books like their prized possessions, and needing months of time to decide to cull any books from my shelves. However, I think this all translates to passion! I've run a young adult book review blog for almost seven years and I'm the children's lead at my local