and again

The Top 20 Revisited Reads: The Harry Potter Series by J.K Rowling – yup. I’ve read and reread. Not all of them, but they are books I think I’ll continue to read. The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien – Of course. I read this every year for a …

Meme, meme, meme, meme, memely meme*

* to be sung to the tune of Two and a half men‘s theme tune. Via Carl’s blog Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror? All of the above, although more fantasy than any of the others. But really I like books that have a bit of everything thrown in. Hardback or …

Young ladies; married ladies; old maids; thoughtless young persons of both sexes; gamblers, profligates and libertines; servants who, whether by accident or design, have acquired an education beyond their station: these are the idle creatures who may be found at any hour of the night or day with a novel in their hands

Heather has a book meme that I’m stealing; Connect any six books in your library to each other by any way you want. One book will remind you of another because the author’s name is similar, a fictional character shows up in someone else’s book, another author is talked about …

Never judge a book by its movie

Stolen from Projectile Reviews: Name five of your favorite books: The Lord of the Rings by Tolkien. Despite not having reread it in a while I’d still count this as one of my favourites. It was my first fantasy read, unless you count fairy tales and myths, and it is …

I volunteered for this life, wanted it and am not going to bitch about it now that I’ve got it.

1. Take the first five novels from your bookshelf. 2. Book 1 — first sentence. 3. Book 2 — last sentence on page 50. 4. Book 3 — second sentence on page 100. 5. Book 4 — next to the last sentence on page 150. 6. Book 5 — final …