• Books,  Top 5 Wednesday

    Gimmee Gimmee More, Give Me More Books

    This week’s Top 5 Wednesday theme is books you wish had a sequel or “give me more.” What are 5 books you wish had more to read? Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme created by Samantha and Lainey. Weekly themes are currently developed by Alex. You can join Top 5 Wednesday here. I thought this was going to be hard, but then these stood out to me while staring at my bookshelf. Give Me More 1. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant2. River God by Wilbur Smith 3. Mary Called Magdalene by Margaret George4. Lamb by Christopher Moore 5. Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde Anyone notice a theme to these books? Instagram Post

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    Books to Movies, The Page on Film

    This week’s Top 5 Wednesday theme is books to movies you enjoyed. What are 5 books that have become movies that you really liked? Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme created by Samantha and Lainey. Weekly themes are currently developed by Alex. You can join Top 5 Wednesday here. Why are these so difficult for me?! I struggled with this week’s theme, too. I have books I enjoyed, but didn’t enjoy the movie. Then there are movies I enjoyed, but the books were meh. So I decided to go with books I like even if the movies weren’t that great. Books to Movies 1. Fahrenheit 451: I saw the 1966 movie and it was…

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    Be the Star of the Show, Take on the Role

    This week’s Top 5 Wednesday theme is “star of the show.” What are 5 books in which you would want to be the main character? Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme created by Samantha and Lainey. Weekly themes are currently developed by Alex. You can join Top 5 Wednesday here. I had trouble with this top 5. There are books I’d want to be see their world, but I don’t want to live in them. There are other books where I’d want to be an ancillary character in. And then in some books I just want to be an observer. Star of the Show After lots of thinking, here are my 5 picks (with…

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    Judge a Book By Its Beautiful Cover

    When I started Bookstagram in February, I decided to participate in Top 5 Wednesday. Here is the first one! I’ll be cross-posting these on Insta and the blog. Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme created by Samantha and Lainey. Weekly themes are currently developed by Alex. You can join Top 5 Wednesday here. This week’s Top 5 theme is beautiful covers. Here are my top 5…. Beautiful Cover 1. From Here to Eternity by Caitlin DoughtyI’m a sucker for art nouveau style! This cover has the added beauty of the artistic skull. 2. Shadow of Night by Deborah HarknessThe color scheme of this cover gets me. I LOVE purple so the plum…