Not Enough Bookshelves: January 2009

Wednesday, 28 January 2009 Graceling Covers I just finished Graceling by Kristin Cashore and I completely loved it. I’m going to have to wait a few days to write a proper review because when I fall in love with a book and with characters the way I did with Katsa and Po I find it […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: February 2009

Thursday, 26 February 2009 Book Review – The Gemma Doyle Trilogy – Libba Bray A Great and Terrible BeautyRebel AngelsThe Sweet Far ThingbyLibba Bray When we meet Gemma she is living in India. It is the day of her sixteenth birthday and the day of her first vision. In it she’s witnesses her mother”s murder […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: March 2009

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 Book Review – The Forest of Hands and Teeth The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan Description: In Mary’s world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best. The Guardians will protect and serve. The Unconsecrated will never relent. And you must always mind the fence that surrounds […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: April 2009

Friday, 24 April 2009 Review – Jessica Darling Sloppy Firsts & Second Helpings – Megan McCafferty Description – These two books are the first in series of five following the adventures of Jessica Darling. In Sloppy Firsts Jesscia is 16, hyper smart and analytical and traumatized by her best friend Hope’s departure to Tennessee. Through […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: BTT – The Best?

Thursday, 8 January 2009 BTT – The Best? It’s a week or two later than you’d expect, and it may be almost a trite question, but … what were your favorite books from 2008? Well I managed to narrow it down to ten, in no particular order:1) The vanishing act of Esme Lennox – Maggie […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: BTT – Sing! Sing a song

Thursday, 15 January 2009 BTT – Sing! Sing a song But, enough about books … Other things have words, too, right? Like … songs! If you’re anything like me, there are songs that you love because of their lyrics; writers you admire because their songs have depth, meaning, or just a sheer playfulness that has […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: February 2008

Friday, 29 February 2008 Eclipse Eclipse – Stephanie Meyer Rating 4/5 Read as part of Joy’s YA ChallengeWhen the opening chapter contains references to Cathy and Heathcliffe you know your probably going to get angst, selfishness and broken hearts. Eclipse is exactly that. There is a great deal of Bella not wanting to hurt Edward […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: March 2008

Thursday, 27 March 2008 Odd and the Frost Giants Odd and the Frost Giants – Neil Gaiman How can you fail to love a book that starts “There was a boy called Odd, and there was nothing strange or unusual about that, not in that time or place. Odd meant the tip of a blade, […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: April 2008

Wednesday, 30 April 2008 Reading through the years I can’t remember where I saw this Meme so sorry for the lack of shout out. It’s fun to do though. 20 Years Ago: I had just changed to a new school and I think I was mixing SVH with more classic books. Titles that have stayed […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: May 2008

Tuesday, 20 May 2008 Brideshead Revisited I’m very excited about this, the trailer looks brilliant. Can you tell if it is faithful to the book or not? I can’t really remember it at all. I think I’ll watch the movie before reading the book and then I’m less likely to be disappointed with the adaptation. […]

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