OMG this book. Let’s just start by saying, if you are offended by the title, you will not find this book funny. I, on the other hand, thought it was HYSTERICAL. It’s a satirical view of women’s every day behaviors and how (obviously) men do it better. Silly things like needing a basket for the
Just stumbled across this. Thought it would be helpful if anyone still needs book ideas or just to have for future reference! http://www.buzzfeed.com/ariellecalderon/books-to-movies-2016#.ofy9wqJn3 Should have my book 3 review ready before the weekend!!
So I tried to read this book years ago and couldn’t get through it. On Trish’s review from our summer challenge, I decided to try again. I find myself very torn on how to write this review because my immediate response is to say it was horribly slow and boring. I really had to force
The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon away from life as a San Francisco web-design drone and into the aisles of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. But after a few days on the job, Clay discovers that the store is more curious than either its name or its gnomic owner might suggest. The customers are few,
Hello all!!! Sorry it’s taken me so long to post this but I promise I have already started reading!! So my first 4 books are Mr Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan (from Allison in the book exchange), Wizard’s First Rule by Terry Goodkind (this is a series from which, I’m sure, more books
In one week, Manhattan will be gone.
In one month, the country. In two months . . . the world.
At New York’s JFK Airport an arriving Boeing 777 taxiing along a runway suddenly stops dead. All the shades have been drawn, all communication channels have mysteriously gone quiet. Dr. Eph Goodweather, head of a CDC rapid-response team investigating biological threats, boards the darkened plane . . . and what he finds makes his blood run cold.
A terrifying contagion has come to the unsuspecting city, an unstoppable plague that will spread like an all-consuming wildfire—lethal, merciless, hungry . . . vampiric.
And in a pawnshop in Spanish Harlem an aged Holocaust survivor knows that the war he has been dreading his entire life is finally here . . .
“A young princess must reclaim her dead mother’s throne, learn to be a ruler—and defeat the Red Queen, a powerful and malevolent sorceress determined to destroy her.” Ok so I was wary of this book the second the woman described it as “accessible fantasy”. It is an adult fairy tale, which is a huge difference
As previously stated, I’ve read it before and I’ll read it again but this is by far, the most boring of the 5 books that have been released already. As with all George R.R. Martin books, each chapter is told by the perspective of a different character. When the number of characters grew as much
I can not say enough about this book. So let’s start with the Amazon description cause if I try to explain it, I’ll get into way too much detail. “The riveting first-person narrative of a young man who grows to be the most notorious magician his world has ever seen. From his childhood in a