My final tally was 135 books, although only 101 were novels. I decided not to count graphic novels and picture books on Goodreads this year. Maybe next year I will... although I'll have to plan for that when I set my challenge. You can see an interactive version of this infograph if you click on the... Continue Reading →
Wanted: GTA Book Buddy
Hey people, it's National Literacy Day and I need to find someone to do literary things with in the GTA. I'm starting to think I need to develop an app that lets introverts find like-minded introverts who won't pressure them to do things outside of their comfort zone but still want to have adventures. Much... Continue Reading →
Have you ever read a book and thought, "I can't believe it's over! I must read more books like this!" and then immediately purchase all the books by that author, or go on a desperate search through Goodreads to find something similar?
On Starting a Reading Journal
I've decided to keep a reading journal for at least the month of June in hopes of adding more meat to my reviews. I have a habit of binge reading books without taking the time to really absorb the content. That really affects my reviews when I go to write them because I have a... Continue Reading →
Anyone else excited about July 31st? Tiny HP seems pretty excited!
Will I Read This? and other important questions
I've joined the #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks Challenge because when I counted up the unread books on my Kobo and bookshelf the final tally was 205! Since I get to set my own rules for this challenge, here's what my plan is... On Tuesday night I began "The Great E-book Purge of 2016" because I have had some... Continue Reading →
2015 Reading Challenge Results
So last year, for about three months, I tried really hard read books that I might not have read without being challenged to... and then I kind of forgot about it. I had a checklist of all the themes and genres I wanted to read through, but I got hung up on certain books and... Continue Reading →
Christmas & Crayons
Yesterday night I attended a staff meeting at the bookstore to discuss all the awesome stuff that we get to sell for the holiday season. It was going to be a huge meeting with a bunch of other stores, but instead we had a small one with just our staff (and a visitor from another store) which... Continue Reading →
6 Awesome Book Stack Tattoos
I've never taken the plunge to get a tattoo, but if I ever do these will be my inspiration. I love these book stack tattoos. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/242490761163379009/ https://www.pinterest.com/pin/242490761163379004/ https://www.pinterest.com/pin/242490761163378987/ https://www.pinterest.com/pin/242490761163378951/ https://www.pinterest.com/pin/242490761163378980/ https://www.pinterest.com/pin/242490761163378949/ Do you have a bookish tattoo that you are willing to share? Leave a pic in the comments below!
Help a library out, bro!
This week began one of my most favourite times of the year, Indigo Adopt A School! For all of you book lovers out there, this is when you can help high-needs schools across Canada put books in their libraries FOR FREE! Every year elementary schools and Indigo bookstores across Canada team up to help put books... Continue Reading →