Monthly Archives: August 2009

See you later, Reading Rainbow. Thanks for the memories.

As per usual Monday, I’m spending a bulk of my boring afternoon catching up on my blog reading. (Google Reader is the best, double true) What a total shocker to read on Omnivoracious that Reading Rainbow is ending its 26 … Continue reading

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The Sea of Monsters – Rick Riordan

Rating: 3 stars Shelf: Now Reading Very good second installment of PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS. I think I’m going to reread Edith Hamilton’s MYTHOLOGY before I continue on with this series.

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The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger

Rating: 3 stars Shelf: Now Reading I really love Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams and so when I saw that they were starring in the movie and saw that the movie looked pretty awesome, I ran out and got the … Continue reading

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A Clash of Kings – George R. R. Martin

Rating: 3 stars Shelf: Now Reading Not as fast paced as GAME OF THRONES, but good nonetheless. It was a “bridge” book (I think maybe I’m coining that term right now), a book to get the reader from GAME OF … Continue reading

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Do You Need to Know?

Well, do you? Referring to the question I asked earlier on twitter: Can you read a book without knowing anything about it or do you need to at least know the premise to help you establish tone and purpose? I’m … Continue reading

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