I have conquered this beast! It was a tremendous and emotional read, particularly the end. I fully promote reading this book, though I wish I hadn’t felt as rushed while reading it. It will be some time before another visit, but at least I know where I can focus some of my reading if I
Greetings! Daniela, one of the participants of the reading challenge, is currently fundraising for an art residency in Vermont. If you can spare a few bucks, she will send you a handwritten thank you, among other great gifts for contributing! Check it out here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/152412877/vermont-studio-residency-home-is-in-the-making?ref=email Thanks! Alison
Wherever you are in the world may you not thirst for water but for knowledge! =) As we enter the 8th week of the reading challenge, even if you are far behind or feeling overwhelmed, try to crack a book today! It ultimately doesn’t matter if you make 10 or 2 but so long as
I’d felt like a young Clark Kent, preparing to finally learn the truth about his origins from. The holographic ghost of hid own long-dead father. But now I was thinking of a young Jedi-in-training named Luke Skywalker, looking into the mouth of that cave on Dagobah while Master Yoda told him about today’s activity lesson:
After talking with Gina this weekend, I have decided to embark on what likely will be the most difficult book of the challenge for me. Not necessarily because of the content, but the length (it is ~700 pages). I knew putting this book on my list would make this adventure challenging for me, but I
Here’s a short list I came across of books about food. Will have to check these out after I get through the last of my stack! books for foodies Enjoy!
My entire reading list is in the toilet. I’m going rogue. If you haven’t read this book, stop everything and read it. This was the best book I’ve read all summer. Top 5 that I’ve read all year (among Unbroken, Ender’s Game and Dark Places). It’s very reminiscent of Ender’s Game so if you dug
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I’ve been procrastinating on this post. As I mentioned, I took a trip down to Savannah to visit friends and clean out the remainder of my studio there. I had been looking for an audio book to listen on the drive (the fastest I can make it…
This book was both novel and poem combined. It is a story about a girl with anorexia and her struggles with being a human being in general and being in a bad relationship with a guy named John. This book came to me through a Tumblr post, which wasn’t really an accurate portrayal of the
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 . . .