Today, Google celebrates the birthday of John Steinbeck in their Google If you haven't yet, go hop on Google now to check it out! Andplusalso, I think you're weird if you haven't been on Google yet today. I don't think I make it to 9am without ending up on Google for something.
I like this so much, I ain't even mad at Google for leaving out East of Eden. #johnsteinbeck #birthday
My latest purchase from Audible.com was the 2nd book in the Game of Thrones series. Which brings me to something that blew my mind (it takes very little). Technically, the series is titled A Song of Ice and Fire. A Game of Thrones was the first installment in the A Song of Ice and Fire series and A Clash of Kings is the second. EVERYTHING I KNOW TO BE TRUE IS WRONG! Did anyone else realize this?! Why do we call it Game of Thrones?! Damn you, HBO! Incest, little people,
Friends of mine had a baby recently and they named him Rory.
Now when we get together... Lorelai and Rory will be hanging out!
Although I'm sure they're too young at this point to drink copious amounts of coffee and participate in International Cuisine Grab-Bag Night at Al's Pancake World.
Because I have so many amazing friends who think of me when they stumbled upon anything reading, Gilmore girls, coffee... I figured I'd start sharing with you!
Here are a few great things people posted on my Facebook wall throughout the week. Let's see if I have the kind of follow-through to make this an every Friday thing! Buzzfeed: Must Have Literary Nails Happy Friday, you beautiful people! #facebookfriday #fun
My friend The Hot Mess recently brought my attention to this (she always finds the best shit. I guess it's from all that extra time she has on her hands NEGLECTING HER BLOGS! Whatever.. benefits me!) Book-A-Minute Classics Some of my favorites:Don Quixote by CervantesDon Quixote:Chivalry demands I destroy that evil thing. Sancho Panza:
No, master. It is something ordinary and harmless. Don Quixote:
THE END Finnegans Wake by James Joyce James Joyce:I have cre
Still making my way through Beyond Good and Evil, but in the meantime, John Green just posted his latest vlogbrothersvideo and I thought I would share it with you. 18 Great Books You Probably Haven't Read So many of these sound incredible and I plan on adding quite a few to my fun to-be-read list!
(list of books and links in the doo-be-doo of the video) And John... we'll see you on Tuesday.
Update: Because I have lazy friends... list of books after the break:
So, it may be a whiskey ad, but holy shit did this make my eyeballs leak! If this video inspires you to join in the fight to increase worldwide literacy, consider donating to the following charities:
African Library Project
Book Aid International
With all the resources we have available, all children and adults should be gifted the ability to read! What can you do to make a whole world full of readers? #charity