Thursday, December 5, 2013

Drum Roll Please …

Announcing Lizz the Librarian's Favorite Books of 2013 …

wait, before we get to the big announcement I'd like to point out that this "contest" was decided bracket style. The order of the brackets was done by taking the most recent read book with the first book I read of the year and working backwards (with the exception of two children's books, two graphic novels, and two classics, which I paired against each other). This sounds scientific, but I guarantee it was not. 

Some of these were nearly impossible decisions - like the top two choices … I LAMENTED over the decision. Okay, you've waited … my favorite book of the year is … 

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Dreaming Awake by Gwen Hayes

Dreaming Awake
by Gwen Hayes

Awesome Book Quotes - Tumblr Feature

Tumblr is a wonderful thing and I don't spend nearly enough time there. Anyway, enough something a little different; instead of book quotes, enjoy some quotes from books and check out Awesome Book Quotes on Tumblr. 

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Team Gale

This whole post is going to be rather spoiler-y, so if you haven't read Mockingjay yet, proceed at your own risk. 

I was over at Hello Giggles (totally awesome site, by the way, and you should all check it out) and one of the bloggers was talking about, "5 Fictional Couples That Were Doomed From the Start" and it got me thinking: why are Katniss and Gale not meant to be together? Or, better yet, why in the world are Katniss and Peeta meant to be together?