Book Review: The Gathering by Anne Enright

The Gathering Anne Enright Summary from Goodreads: Anne Enright is a dazzling writer of international stature and one of Ireland’s most singular voices. Now she delivers The Gathering, a moving, evocative portrait of a large Irish family and a shot of fresh blood into the Irish literary tradition, combining the lyricism of the old with the […]

Posted February 13, 2013 by Stormy in Books / 2 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Favorite Romances

I’m participating in the Broke and the Bookish Top Ten Tuesday this week! The topic today is Top  Ten Romances. Now, normally I’m not such a huge fan of romance in books, but I admit that I have my favorite couples. And, sometimes, at heart, I’m even a hopeless romantic. (But only sometimes). 1. Peeta […]

Posted February 11, 2013 by Stormy in Books / 13 Comments

Book Review: Hopeless by Colleen Hoover

Hopeless by Colleen Hoover Summary from Goodreads: Sometimes discovering the truth can leave you more hopeless than believing the lies… That’s what seventeen-year-old Sky realizes after she meets Dean Holder. A guy with a reputation that rivals her own and an uncanny ability to invoke feelings in her she’s never had before. He terrifies her […]

Posted February 11, 2013 by Stormy in Books / 0 Comments

Talkin’ about Titles

I find book titles really important. A good number of my bookish pet peeves have to do with a book’s title. I’m ready to retire “The X’s Wife/Daughter” for good, and I get slightly annoyed at overtly long modern book titles. All that to say, titles are really important. They set the tone and feel […]

Posted February 10, 2013 by Stormy in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Book Review: The Maze Runner by James Dashner

The Maze Runner by James Dashner Summary from Goodreads: When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he’s not alone. When the lift’s doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to the Glade—a large, open expanse surrounded […]

Posted February 8, 2013 by Stormy in Books / 0 Comments