Posts Tagged ‘books

2010 Book Challenge – The Final Count…

I DID IT!!!! Sorry – I’m a bit proud.  And shocked.  And I even beat my goal by one book 🙂  How did everyone else end up doing in 2011?  Did you reach your reading goal?  Did you read more than you would have otherwise?  What were your favorites? Books Read in 2010 51. Catching […]

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Top 5 Books

I know it isn’t the end of the year, but I figured I’d throw these lists out there now in case people need a few more book suggestions to get them through the home stretch of the 2010 Book Challenge, or maybe need some Christmas gift ideas! Top 5 Fiction Books I’ve Read (So Far) […]

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Book Review: I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil…

I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to be Your Class President by Josh Lieb The Least You Need to Know… a young adult fiction book; sarcastic 13 year old (going on acerbic 43 year old) narrates this fantasy/real life story; Oliver narrates his plan to finally win his father’s love by […]

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Saturday Stream of Consciousness

I’m going to start using my Saturday post to unload all the random thoughts I’ve had during the week, or any lingering updates that need spreading… the topics will jump around quickly, and things may not always make a whole lot of sense, but really, how is that any different than normal around here? – […]

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Yup – More Book Reviews

So, just as an FYI, I’ve sworn an oath (to myself) to finish reviewing/recapping every book I’ve read so far this year, BEFORE I’m allowed to write any other fun blog posts (like my trip to Friday Harbor with Mom, wine-tasting in CA, sassy new bangs, more family visiting, dog park nonsense, and how I […]

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Book Reviews

21. The Girl Who Played With Fire and 22. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest – I grouped these two together because they go together.  In other words, the end of “Girl Who Played With Fire” is a cliff-hanger, and you’re going to want to have “Hornet’s Nest” on hand.  Once you’ve made it […]

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Book Reviews

16. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – Fantastic.  It was extremely difficult for me to “get into” because of the various Swedish names and places that all sounded exactly the same to me, but once the plot picked up, I couldn’t put it down.  This book has been absurdly popular, and will likely be […]

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Book Reviews

Still working on catching up… I know the “reviews” may be a little bare bones, but I’d like to at least jot down a few notes on the books I’ve read.  So, we left off with #11… 11. The Thirteenth Tale – Awesome!  It’s fairly dense and took a bit to get into, but this […]

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2010 Book Challenge

How are we all doing?  I am in the middle of book #20, which puts me only very slightly behind my goal of four books every month.  But I have been terribly remiss in the whole “book reviewing” aspect.  Oops! So, I hereby present, my quick and dirty reviews for the books I’ve read this […]

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Snoop Part 2: The Reveal

Check out Part 1 of the Snoop book here, or just check out the following photos that give you a “snoop” into my life: The paper hub of the house – my desk off the kitchen.  If you click on the photo you’ll be able to see The Office Page a Day Calendar, an Arizona […]

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