So I haven’t been reading as much as I had planned to, although I’ve definitely eaten more than I planned to, and watched more movies (You’ve Got Mail, 3 Idiots) than I planned to! But that’s okay – I have to admit that I rarely finish a to-do list, and with so many more things to doing around this time of the year, I should be glad that I can still get some reading in. Four more days before I have to go back to school, and I need to sleep in as much as I can now!
Sophiesphere / My posts for the week.
- I reviewed Skipping Christmas by John Grisham and thought it was nice, quick read for the holidays about the holidays, with lots of satire.
- I didn’t like The Forsaken by Lisa M. Stasse as much as I had hoped, and compared the pros (the plot) and cons (the characters).
- I signed up for the 2014 Rewind Challenge to get some books off of my TBR list before adding new ones.
Blogosphere / Posts that caught my eye in the book blogging world.
- Joséphine @ Dudette Reads shared her reasons for blogging and resolutions for the new year.
- Katie @ Doing Dewey reviewed Data, A Love Story by Amy Webb and thought that “the online dating analysis was interesting, but [she] didn’t always find the author relatable.”
- Lesley @ Books and Beautiful World recommended Girl Friends by Milk Morinaga, and described it as “a sweet manga with a captivating love story, endearing characters, and a genuine sense of realness...“
Papersphere / The catch-all for all other paper or book-related news I found interesting.
- A new book on the art of Rube Goldberg is now on my wish list; here’s a sample of his brilliantly complicated cartoons.
- A program in Detroit gives writers free houses!
- Children’s books re-titled for college students.
- Epic Reads’ workout for book nerds. Goes along well with that new year’s resolution, eh?
- Start-up companies are trying to track reader behavior and develop the Netflix or Spotify equivalency for books.
- Vancouver and Montreal public library systems are deemed two of the best among 31 library systems around the world.
- Two-sentence holiday fiction, in case you still have a Christmas hangover like I do.
How was your week? Did you find anything interesting in your self/blog/paperspheres that you want to share? Let me know!