Last Spring, I was staring at a website... obsessively refreshing even though I knew registration didn't open until 11am. And my c̶r̶a̶z̶i̶n̶e̶s̶s̶ persistence paid off when at 10:58am, I was able secure my spot at Book Riot Live. Book Riot has felt like my book spirit animal since shortly after it's inception. Finally a book site that wasn't trying to be highbrow, snobby or ironic. No hipster beards, manbuns or JFranz lovers here (alright, alright , I'm okay with the bear
As The Grapes of Wrath depresses the ever-lovin' shit out of me, this blog cracked me up. Below are a few of my favorites.
One-Star Book Reviews "Ever since women (deservedly) got the vote, feminists have
had to scrounge for stuff to gripe about. Take Ally McBeal, for example." "Complete drivel... This book has no conflict." "Pure crap." "I feel bad because of the slavery..." "This may be called feminism, but it is total crap
for the fact that not all feminists are inco
If you know me, you know that books about dystopian societies are totally my jam. It began with a grade school reading of The Giver and continued on to The Handmaid's Tale, 1984, Brave New World (from which my precious Aldeux was given his name) and more recently The Hunger Games. Today, we celebrate the life of an author who gifted us with one of the most seminal pieces of dystopian fiction... Fahrenheit 451. This book is especially important to book lovers the world ove
Or in English... GOODBYE! Well, I failed. I still have not finished Don Quixote. I'll join his crazy windmill-fighting ass again once I'm back from BearAllen's Mediterranean Adventure™. But for now, I'm allowing myself, for eight WHOLE days, to read whatever I want to read. It'll be glorioooooooooooous!
So far my list consists of these definites:
11/22/63 by Stephen King (thanks for lending it to me, Jen!)
Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson (aka The Blo