Top 5 Character-Driven Novels

Welcome back to Top 5 Tuesday! You'll notice that I haven't been the best at keeping up with these lately. Mostly because I work on these when I don't actually have access to my bookshelves, and my GoodReads is so far out of date it's laughable. (And I don't have the time at the moment … Continue reading Top 5 Character-Driven Novels

Top 5 Last Lines

Good morning and welcome to this week's edition of Top 5 Tuesday! Last week was a ton of fun, and this week promises to almost one-up it. The only rule for this week's list was "No spoilers," which I think should be relatively easy to follow. Let's see, then. As always, we're hosted by Shanah … Continue reading Top 5 Last Lines

Top 5 Opening Lines

Welcome back, everyone, to Top 5 Tuesday, where I'm spending my time procrastinating even more on my thesis in order to give you these amazing first lines right here. As always, this weekly meme is hosted by Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm. What constitutes a good first line? As a writer myself, this is something … Continue reading Top 5 Opening Lines

Top 5 Book Quotes

Once again, it's time for me to entertain you with a list of five fabulous things that I pulled from someone inside my rattling skull and somehow managed to make coherent! As always, it's thanks to Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm for coming up with this week's prompt! I'm trying to stay away from the cliché … Continue reading Top 5 Book Quotes

Book Review: “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak

I can't even begin to tell you how many times I've read this book. In fact, I recently had to buy another copy of this book because I've misplaced one of mine. (I have a paperback copy and a hardback edition on my bookshelf, and the paperback went missing.) So I headed to Books-A-Million and … Continue reading Book Review: “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak