The Graveyard Book (Neil Gaiman)

Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place— he’s the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians’ time as well as their timely ghostly teachings— like the ability to Fade. Can a boy raised […]

Favorite Unknown

This week’s Booking Through Thursday asks: Who’s your favorite author that other people are NOT reading? The one you want to evangelize for, the one you would run popularity campaigns for? The author that, so far as you’re concerned, everyone should be reading— but that nobody seems to have heard of. You know, not JK […]

Roadblocks

Just when I started my own book blog, something happens and I can’t go splurge on new stuff for the next six months, this includes book buying. I’ve thought that the only way to deal with this is finally reading all the books I have already started but yet to finish, and all the other […]

The Dark Hills Divide (Patrick Carman)

Series: The Land of Elyon (Book #1) Inquisitive twelve-year-old Alexa Daley is spending another summer in the walled town of Bridewell. This year, she is set on solving the mystery of what lies beyond the walls. Legend says the walls were built to keep out an unnamed evil that lurks in the forests and The […]

A Pile of Books, among other things

So here it is, my very own book blog. One I’ve been planning since NaNoWriMo 2008, starting off as a writing blog, but things happened and it never came to pass. I’ve transferred my book database from Media Shelf to Shelfari to WordPress (via Now Reading Reloaded plugin) then finally to GoodReads. Why ‘Book Pile’? […]