Posts Tagged: Suzanne Collins

Jan 27
Top Ten Books I’d Like to Read With a Book Club

Top Ten Books I’d Like to Read With a Book Club

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given, and this week’s topic is: Top Ten Books I’d Like to Read With a Book Club I’ve never belonged to a book club.  Unless you count blogging, and hey, why not?  But if I did belong to an “official” book club, the books below would be at the top of my list.  I’ve already read all of them, so I’m including… Read more »


Jul 29
Ten Authors Crowding My Bookshelves

Ten Authors Crowding My Bookshelves

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given, and this week’s topic is: TEN AUTHORS CROWDING MY BOOKSHELVES This was a fun topic – from which authors do I own the most books?  Fun, because until I started looking at my shelves and Kindle and Audible account, I didn’t know all of the authors who would make this list.  My rules for making this list – I didn’t include… Read more »


May 19
Top Ten Books With a Realistic Portrayal of Friendship

Top Ten Books With a Realistic Portrayal of Friendship

vide   Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given, and this week’s topic is: BOOKS WITH A REALISTIC PORTRAYAL OF FRIENDSHIP It’s not hard to find a book with friendship as a central theme.  But it’s harder to find a book that portrays friendship well, realistically depicting friendships we have in our own lives.  The following books feature friendships that feel genuine, even if they’re not always pretty. Roomies… Read more »


May 06
Top Ten Book Covers I’d Frame as Pieces of Art

Top Ten Book Covers I’d Frame as Pieces of Art

vide   Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given, and this week’s topic is: BOOK COVERS I’D FRAME AS PIECES OF ART I won’t be writing much commentary on the covers I chose, because: 1) They probably don’t need them, and 2) My AC is broken, it’s hot, I’m sweaty, and I’m grumpy as hell.  So, in addition to linking up your picks below, feel free to cheer me… Read more »


Mar 31
My YA “Gateway” Books

My YA “Gateway” Books

  Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given, and this week’s topic is: My YA Gateway Books Before I started my blog last year, YA was just a small slice of the books that I read.  It wasn’t that I was opposed to the genre; it just wasn’t on my radar.  In 2008, a friend told me that I HAD to read this book called Twilight.  At that… Read more »


Jan 27
Top Ten Tuesday # 39: Worlds I’d Never Want to Inhabit

Top Ten Tuesday # 39: Worlds I’d Never Want to Inhabit

  Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given, and this week’s topic is: Worlds I’d Never Want to Inhabit (Plus One That I’m Hoping For) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins: As much as I hate to admit it, I’m no Katniss.   Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion: There’s a lot to hate about a zombie apocalypse, aside from the prospect of being eaten – the constant moaning… Read more »


Nov 18
Top Ten Tuesday # 30: Books For Fans of Kick-Ass Heroines

Top Ten Tuesday # 30: Books For Fans of Kick-Ass Heroines

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is: Karou from Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor: Kicking demon ass. Alyssa from Splintered by A.G. Howard: Kicking ass in Wonderland. Katniss from The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins: Kicking Capitol ass. June from Legend by Marie Lu: Kicking Republic ass. Em from All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill: Kicking ass while time traveling. Tris… Read more »


Nov 10
Catching Fire Movie Release To Do’s…and a Giveaway!

Catching Fire Movie Release To Do’s…and a Giveaway!

1) Request the day off of work for Friday, November 22. I considered going at midnight on Thursday, but I imagine that will be TOO much craziness, and am I really going to be feeling alert by the time it ends after 2 AM? STATUS: COMPLETE 2) Purchase a ticket at a theater that has reserved seating for the 9 AM show. Reserved seating for a huge release on opening day is key for me.  I avoid opening days whenever… Read more »