Top 5 Favorite Jokesters

In the spirit of All Fool's Day in April, below are my top 5 favorite jokesters/pranksters in fiction: 1) Fred and George Weasley from the Harry Potter series Fred and George never let anything, not even losing an ear (I'm holey!), get in the way of a good laugh. 2) Peeves the Poltergeist from the Harry Potter series The … Continue reading Top 5 Favorite Jokesters

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10 Outrageous Things I Do (or Have Done) for the Love of Books

1. Bought 25 books in 1 day The most epic book-buying day I had happened a couple of years ago when I went into the city and ran around to all the bookstores I could find. It wasn't until the end of the day when I counted up my haul that I realized I had … Continue reading 10 Outrageous Things I Do (or Have Done) for the Love of Books

T5W: 5 Books I Thought I’d Hate – but Ended Up Loving

1) Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley I used to be a Book Purist - meaning if a sequel was published to a classic book by anyone other than the original author, I wouldn't look twice at it. I love Gone with the Wind and even though Scarlett has been approved and authorized by the Mitchell estate, I didn't see how it could … Continue reading T5W: 5 Books I Thought I’d Hate – but Ended Up Loving

TTT: 10 Audiobooks I’d Listen to for the Narrator Alone

1) Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov; narrated by Jeremy Irons I have been in love with Jeremy Irons and his smoky, velvet voice ever since I watched The Lion King. I had (and still have) a really weird thing for Scar. Honestly, I'd listen to Jeremy Irons read the phone book but I'd much prefer listening to him read Lolita, a favorite … Continue reading TTT: 10 Audiobooks I’d Listen to for the Narrator Alone

T5W: Spring Reads – 5 Book Covers that Scream SPRING!

The weather's getting warmer, the flowers are starting to bloom and Easter candy is already appearing on store shelves even though it's only mid-March. Spring's finally here and for this week's Top 5 Wednesday spring reads freebie, I'm celebrating the start of the season by making a list of book covers that evoke spring. 1) The … Continue reading T5W: Spring Reads – 5 Book Covers that Scream SPRING!