We all had to read lots of different things in school—some of which we liked, some of which we didn’t. Are there any authors that you’ve grown to love because you were introduced to them in your English Lit class? Or—the contrary. Are there any you hate because you were forced to read them? Did you ever go back to try them again?
Do you read mystery novels? If so, why? Is it the mysteries themselves that appeal to you? The puzzle-solving? The murders? Or why don’t you read them? What about them doesn’t appeal?
I’ve recently just finished Cassie Mae’s How to Seduce a Band Geek. And I loved, loved, LOVED her How to Date a Nerd. Going in, I knew she had plans for the third book already, How to Hook a Bookworm. What I love about Cassie Mae’s series is portraying the realities of teenage life, but […]
Quote for the Day — Teaser Tuesdays — The Scorpio Races
In the dark, in the cold, I am listening for a change in the sound of the ocean. The water is rising, quickly and silently; the tide is coming in, and in an hour, this incomplete cave will be full of sea-water higher than my head.
Maggie Stiefvater, The Scorpio Races, page 32
Silver Spoon (銀の匙 Gin no Saji) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa, set in the fictional Oezo Agricultural High School in Hokkaido. It depicts the daily life of Yugo Hachiken, a student from Sapporo who, unlike his new classmates, has no intention of following an agricultural career after graduating. Instead, he decided to study there under the misguided notion that he could easily be the top student in the class.