Top Ten Tuesday: My All-Time Favorite Authors

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic, as set forth by the crew at The Broke and the Bookish, is “all-time favorite authors.” Since I have, until very recently, been a book fan more than an author fan — meaning I tended not to develop loyalties to particular authors, but to specific books instead — this prompt […]

Thoughts on “A Monster Calls” by Patrick Ness

I very much enjoyed the Chaos Walking series by Patrick Ness when I read it earlier this year, so when I heard Ness had a new book out, I immediately put in my request at the library. About the Book: Conor O’Malley’s mother is sick. Nothing the doctors try seems to help, though neither Conor […]

Reading Buddies Wrap-Up: “The Knife of Never Letting Go” by Patrick Ness

Beware; the following post will contain spoilers for The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness, book 1 of the Chaos Walking series. Read at your own risk! Whew! That was one heck of a story, wasn’t it? I couldn’t tear myself away. My thoughts on this one are, I think, best shared in […]

Reading Buddies Discussion: “The Knife of Never Letting Go” by Patrick Ness

Welcome, Knife of Never Letting Go Reading Buddies! How are you enjoying the book so far? I’ll admit, I actually wrote most of this post a week ago, when I got to the end of Part IV. I wanted so badly to tear through to the end of the book, but I knew that if […]