Author You've Read The Most Books From
Emily Giffin - I have read seven books by her, which I believe are all her books. I anxiously await anything new, as her books are always an enjoyable read!
Best Sequel Ever
I don't typically read books that would have a sequel - so going with Something Blue by Emily Giffin, the follow up to Something Borrowed!
Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West By Dorothy Wickenden
Drink of Choice While Reading
Crystal Light Lemonade or Coke & Malibu Rum in the summer and coffee or Coke in the winter
E-reader or physical book?
Love my Kindle and the ease of downloading new books but there is something about holding an actual book that I prefer - oh and the smell of new books - love that!
Fictional Character You Probably Would Have Actually Dated in High School
Eeeeee.....high school.......I am really drawing a blank! Maybe an older Alec Ramsey from the Black Stallion series - we both like horses - it could have worked!
Glad You Gave This Book a Chance
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks By Rebecca Skloot
I thought this was going to be all about science - I don't really like science, but this book was amazing! The author wrote it in a way that it read like a novel, was part history, part science and all great story! I learned a ton and think everyone should read this book. This fall I am going to see the author and some of the family members at a event through the university where I work - super excited!
Hidden Gem Book
The Mill River Recluse By Darcie Chan It was 99 cents! (For some reason I hear Thrift Shop by Macklemore in my head as I type this) This book is self published and through word of mouth has made it to the New York Times bestseller list and has a 4 star rating on Amazon, slightly less on Goodreads. A widow watches her city from her window - altering lives and showing people you can't judge a book or person by their cover.
Important Moment in Your Reading Life
Reading my first chapter book, I selected and checked out from the library myself (I might have been 7)! I was dumbfounded that a book could hold so much! After that I visited the library as often as possible! Pretty sure the volunteer librarian was glad to see me, I don't a lot of people stopped by (I grew up in a town of 800 people, I think the library was only open 8 hours a week). She introduced me to a lot of great books while I was growing up.
The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin One of the best books I have read in a long time! It was amazing, beautifully written, slow and leisurely, great characters and fantastic story. It took the author eight years to write this book and her dedication shows in every word and every description. I highly recommend this book and will have a full review posted soon!
Kinds of Books You Won't Read
Science Fiction, Erotica, Christian-y romance, Para-Normal, vampires and werewolves type stuff
Longest Book You've Read
Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell - over 1,000 pages. I read this book in 8th grade so its been a long time record holder! And I do love the book!
Major Book Hangover
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn - I couldn't put it down and read it way to fast, getting to the ending way to fast! I wasn't prepared for it to end - I was in a daze after wards muttering I can't believe that's how it turned out.
Number of Bookcases You Own
2 and they are jam packed full.
One Book You Have Read Multiple Times
She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb My copy is falling apart every where, I am surprised the pages are still in order.
Preferred Place to Read
There is this corner on my sectional I love to curl up into in the winter and evenings before bed, I get the best dog ever snuggled in with me and we read away. When the weather is nice I love the deck and I enjoy the occasional soak in the tub with a good book!
Quote That Inspires You
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Reading all of Tucker Max's I Hope they Serve Beer in Hell, this book was not funny. Tucker Max is not funny or a cool guy - he needs serious help. I can't believe people read and liked this book and that I wasted my time and money reading it.