Amber has a sweet writing voice and her stories have that soft edge that puts you at ease and helps you fall back into love with life. Her love for her family shines like a beacon through her stories. The whole book almost has a glow to it. It's clear that Amber put her heart into every word.
What are the three W’s? What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What are you reading next?
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly prompt from The Broke and the Bookish. I'm going to try and not be cliche but sometimes being cliche is just how real life goes. Let me know in the comments what your bookish delights are.
As a book reviewer who reads a shit ton of books, I am bound to run across at least one really crap book. It happens. It puts me as a reviewer in a really tight spot. I know how much blood, sweat and tears goes into just writing a novel. Not to mention the vulnerability of submitting it to the whim of a reviewer.
When watching TV with my wife, she likes to point out which actresses or singers she thinks are beautiful. And as she is Korean, she most often points out girls with large eyes and a nice complexion. I usually point to the ones that look quiet and have friendly faces. Nonetheless, my wife thinks I have horrible taste in women. I’m not sure if that’s ironic or not.
First Lines: Kyle Evans lived in a small, comfortable house in the town of Moorefield. He lived with his mom and pet cat - Bootles - and nothing exciting ever happened to him. This was exactly how Kyle liked it because he did not enjoy surprises.
Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This prompt comes from Sam over at Taking On A World Of Words. Leave a comment with your list or a link to your blog! Click on the covers for more information about each book. What are the three W's? What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish … Continue reading WWW Wednesday – April 20 2016
Today's Top Ten Tuesday prompt comes from "The Broke and the Bookish". I don't read a whole lot of funny books so, I think ten is shooting a bit high. Instead, I'll aim for five. These books are in no particular order.
One of my favorite things about this book is that it addresses racism and acceptance in very inadvertent ways. The message and struggle is there but, it's a part of the story instead of the whole story. I think it adds a complexity that I really wasn't expecting.
As readers, we get very involved in our stories. These are not just characters. They are little pieces of ourselves that we invest into every story. Each story changes a bit about us. After finishing a really great book, we emerge from our reading cocoon with a bit of a different world view. Every story weaves it's way into our psych.