I recently discovered a great used bookstore called Ukazoo that does buybacks and also stocks a pretty impressive selection of books, from biographies to fiction to textbooks to children’s literature. Since I’m running out of room on my shelves, I gathered about 40 books that I knew I’d never read again and headed to the… Read More Off Topic Thursday: Book buys and library picks!
*These aren’t all of the books I’ve read recently, but they’re the ones I feel like sharing! Main Street by Sinclair Lewis (finished on May 31, 2012; rated on Goodreads: 3/5) I picked this up through B&N’s irresistibly affordable “Barnes & Noble Classics” series. (I went there looking for a few books for my upcoming… Read More Off Topic Thursday: Recent Reads
In Part I of this list, I shared two quite sinister mysteries/thrillers that I would love to see adapted into films. Here are two more books that I think should be adapted from the genre, but with more of a paranormal edge: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield Synopsis: Biographer, book nerd and history buff… Read More FOUR thriller books I’d like to see on film, Part II
Since tomorrow kicks off TMP’s adaptation month, what better topic for the first OT Thursday than books? I don’t think it’s any secret that I’m just as avid a reader as I am a film-viewer. Though I’ve watched more films this month than the number of books I’ve read so far in 2012, I make… Read More OT Thursday: Recent Reads