THE EXCUSE: Have you ever noticed how festivities seem to run on top of another during Christmas season, and before you know it, a new year has started and you haven’t been able to properly bid adieu to the past year before it ended?
Well, I have. And enough of that . . . → Read More: It’s A Wonderful Bookworld: A (Belated) Year-End Reading Goal Evaluation
It is no secret that I loved The Knife of Never Letting Go. I loved it too much that I had a hard time moving on from the despairing deaths and loss of my favorite characters. This is also the reason why I felt I needed a breathing space before I read . . . → Read More: THE ASK AND THE ANSWER/Patrick Ness
Books will always be one of the best gifts I will ever receive. Just last week, I received books in the mail from a dear friend, Tricia, who also maintains a beautiful book blog (I love the layout!). And then today the mailman delivered another set of books for me. (I think . . . → Read More: books in the mail, again!
For quite some time, I have been wanting to read Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli because of the many positive reviews I’ve read about it. But since I am trying my best not to buy (too much) books this year, I did not make an effort to look . . . → Read More: STARGIRL/Jerry Spinelli
It’s December already, how time flies! It seems like yesterday (okay, just a few months ago) when I posted my Christmas wishlist for 2010. Come to think of it, out of the nine titles I wished for last Christmas, I was able to get 6 copies all for free! I thank all the . . . → Read More: my bookish Christmas wishlist
Before writing this review, I did a bit of browsing of reviews already posted in Goodreads and saw mostly 1 star ratings. I felt quite sad because I really liked the story and how it was written. The prose bears a little semblance to Nicholas Sparks and Nicholas Evans, two authors . . . → Read More: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY/Robert James Waller
My birthday had already passed and it is still a few weeks before Christmas, but for my Nanay, there is no need for an occasion to give gifts.Last weekend, I was reading Robert James Waller’s Bridges of Madison County (thanks K.D. for my copy!) and out of the blue, I just asked my . . . → Read More: bookmarked!
The first time I read a book by Patrick Ness, I fell in love instantly. The Knife Of Never Letting Go is one of my most favorite reads for this year and I have become a huge fan of this amazing author I consider royalty. So when I learned that . . . → Read More: A MONSTER CALLS/Patrick Ness
Here is the last set of questions:
Part 5: What’s the Use of You to The Truth
1. What is more painful to Conor than the death of his mother? Why does he need to be honest?
What is . . . → Read More: READING BUDDIES: A MONSTER CALLS/Patrick Ness (5)
Uh-oh. This post is terribly late, I know. As in a month late. And I offer my apologies, especially to my reading buddies. Life has been demanding upon me lately, I have failed to comply with my reading buddy duties.
For those who might have . . . → Read More: READING BUDDIES: A MONSTER CALLS/Patrick Ness (4)