twitterature: mini book reviews for July 2014

I’m linking up with Anne @ Modern Mrs. Darcy to share some mini twitter style reviews of the books I’ve been reading over the last month or so. She calls this fantastic idea Twitterature! If you want to play along just post book reviews that are roughly 140 characters or less – as if you were posting the review on twitter. I don’t think Anne actually counts them so don’t … Continue reading twitterature: mini book reviews for July 2014

Musings Monday: April 20

(Musing Mondays are hosted by Rebecca!) This week’s question asks: Coming towards the end of April, we’re a third of the way through the year. What’s the favourite book you’ve read so far in 2009? What about your least favourite? I’ve read twelve books this year so far, and loved most of them. I’m having a very hard time narrowing it down to one – … Continue reading Musings Monday: April 20

Book Review: Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde

Grade: A + It’s no secret that I love me some Jasper Fforde. His Thursday Next series just blows my mind every time with brilliant awesomeness. From the first book, The Eyre Affair, I was absolutely hooked and I’ve been devouring them ever since, most recently with book four, Something Rotten. These books have a little bit of everything – the literary references are never … Continue reading Book Review: Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde

Teaser Tuesday: Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde

TEASER TUESDAYS asks you to: Grab your current read. Let the book fall open to a random page. Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12. You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser … Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde

Lessons From ‘The Well of Lost Plots’ by Jasper Fforde

It took me a full month to finish reading The Well of Lost Plots, book three in a Thursday Next series by Jasper Fforde. Usually I fly through books, so the fact that this one took me so long might mean it wasn’t very good. Might. I assure you, this wasn’t the case. The truth is, reading The Well of Lost Plots was a lot … Continue reading Lessons From ‘The Well of Lost Plots’ by Jasper Fforde

Aloha Friday: What Are You Reading?

It’s time for another Aloha Friday, the day that you take it easy and look forward to the weekend, in Hawaii and blogland anyway. As you should know by now, over at An Island Life, Kailani decided that on Fridays she would take it easy on posting and ask a simple question for you to answer. Nothing that requires a lengthy response. If you’d like … Continue reading Aloha Friday: What Are You Reading?