Seven Deadly Sins

Tagged by Zezee, who is always doing fun things. GREED What is the most expensive book that you own? What is the least expensive book that you own? Believe it or not, I’m pretty sure my graphic novels are the most expensive books I own, because almost all my other books cost between $1 and…

PokemonGo Book Tag

  I can’t be sure what the very first was, but there are three possibilities: the Nancy Drew books, which an elementary school teacher read aloud to my class; Ramona Quimby, Age 8, by Beverly Cleary; or The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, which I read in second grade. My favorite classic is Tess of the d’Urbervilles, by…

A to Z Survey

Author you’ve read the most books from: Excluding children’s picture books (sorry Mo Willems), it’s Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, because of the 28 books in the Alice series. But if we could go back in time and count all the Baby-sitters Club books I read before Goodreads, I think Ann M. Martin would top the list….

Skyrim Book Tag

I got unreasonably excited when I came across this on Zezee’s blog, linked from The Quirky Book Nerd. I played video games as a kid, but with five younger siblings there was always someone fighting over whose turn it was, and eventually—sometime around the N64—I gave it up. I still play Super Mario and Donkey…

Totally Should’ve Book Tag

Borrowed from Elena Square Eyes, on whose blog I found it! 1. Totally should’ve gotten a sequel Purple Hibiscus, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, because I would love to know what Kambili’s life looks like after she escapes her tyrannical father and religion. 2. Totally should’ve had a spin off series Rat Queens, by Kurtis J….

Things in Eights

8 Books I’m Reading (yes, these are actually all in progress right now): Sisters in Law, by Linda Hirshman My Life on the Road, by Gloria Steinem Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie The Interruption of Everything, by Terry McMillan The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey Eugenides Nightmare Inspector, Vol. 1, by Shin Mashiba Ready Player One,…

A Book Tag

1. Do you get sick while reading in the car? I read in the car my entire childhood, and I really do mean entire; it was several years after my family moved to Texas before I could recognize a street anywhere outside my own neighborhood. I don’t read in the car anymore because it’s a lot…

2015 Reading Survey

I found this survey on another book blog, and I never say no to a book survey—especially since all I want to do in the first weeks of January is  keep thinking about the books I read last year! Book you were excited about and thought you were going to love, but didn’t: Bad Feminist, by…