Thursday, January 19, 2017

Friday Posts #13



It's that time again! It's time to participate in the many memes happening on Fridays.  
The first three memes will be focusing on the book...


Enslave
by Cathy Yardley



Friday 56 is hosted by Freda's Voice and Book Beginnings is hosted by Rose City Reader. The idea is to share a sentence or so from the first page and the 56th page of the book you are currently reading!

Six Word Summary is hosted by the (book) supplier. The idea of the meme is to summarize a book using only six words.

Audiobook: The Island of Dr. Libris by Chris Grabenstein

https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/1191-1/873/8F9/E8/%7B8738F9E8-F629-4169-916E-033F93AF00AB%7DImg400.jpg Read by Kirby Heyborne
Duration: 5 hours and 11 minutes

What if your favorite characters came to life? Billy's spending the summer in a lakeside cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras everywhere, there's Dr. Libris's private bookcase. Whenever Billy opens the books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. The clash of swords. The twang of arrows. Sometimes he can even feel the ground shaking. It's almost as if the stories he's reading are coming to life! But that's impossible . . . isn't it?


Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Library Love: The Martian by Andy Weir

http://images.gr-assets.com/books/1413706054l/18007564.jpg Yay!! I finally finished this book! I started it on the last week of December. I was not expecting it to take so long in reading this. Well...here's my review:

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.

Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there.

After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate the planet while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded on Mars' surface, completely alone, with no way to signal Earth that he’s alive. And even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone years before a rescue could arrive.

Chances are, though, Mark won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment or plain-old "human error" are much more likely to kill him first.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Little Free Library Adventure #4


Boy...it has been a while since I have gone on one of these adventures.  I had to take my car to Garden Grove (about 35 minutes from where I live) to the dealer to get its oil change.

I was stuck there for a few hours, so I decided to reward myself by searching for a LFL in Garden Grove. I only found one:


A Winter's Respite Readathon Start-Up Post

Seasons of Reading


A Winter's Respite Readathon has begun!!!! I'm a little late with this post. It has been one crazy day...it started off fine but then found out that my best friend was sent to the hospital. *sigh* She's all better now after an emergency surgery. Thank goodness!!! 

Anywho...

A Winter's Respite Readathon is hosted by Seasons of Reading. The read-a-thon is very laid back. The main goal is to simply read. 

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday Posts #12



It's that time again! It's time to participate in the many memes happening on Fridays.  
The first three memes will be focusing on the book...


 The Name of This Book Is Secret 
by Pseudonymous Bosch



Friday 56 is hosted by Freda's Voice and Book Beginnings is hosted by Rose City Reader. The idea is to share a sentence or so from the first page and the 56th page of the book you are currently reading!

Six Word Summary is hosted by the (book) supplier. The idea of the meme is to summarize a book using only six words.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Sign-up for the Winter's Respite Readathon!

Seasons of Reading


What? I am doing another read-a-thon?! Didn't I just do Bout of Books? Yup!!! I figured I am going to get as much reading as I can before I get super busy with my last semester of my program. 

So what is this read-a-thon about?

The Winter's Respite Readathon is hosted by Seasons of Reading. The read-a-thon is very laid back. The main goal is to simply read. Here's what their blog says: