MISC: Why It’s Ok if a Book Isn’t Your Cup of Tea

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When I go to the library, I try not to have too many ideas of what books I want to take out because for me the thrill is in finding a story I might not have considered or come across before. It’s about as spontaneous as a bookworm like me gets and it’s had some mixed results. I couldn’t get through First Novel by Nicholas Royle fast enough but found myself disappointed by Jandy Nelson’s The Sky is Everywhere. You don’t always get what you were expecting and that’s a good thing. Continue reading “MISC: Why It’s Ok if a Book Isn’t Your Cup of Tea”

BOOKISH FINDS: Library Loans (2)

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Libraries, libraries, libraries. Who doesn’t love them? My to be read pile, thats who. I lessened the stack a little while I was on holiday, but when I got back the library craving was strong. And I caved like the pitiful book-lover that I am. I didn’t have anything in particular in mind (and I was on a tight schedule) which meant I picked up a mix of books. Some that I’ve been wanting to read, some I haven’t heard of at all: Continue reading “BOOKISH FINDS: Library Loans (2)”