#ReadingMyLibrary Challenge: Wrap Up

Well, that’s it! That is an end of very eventful and productive challenge. I didn’t get to read as many library books I planned. But I did save a lot of money for borrowing these library books (especially since three of the books I read were hardcovers): Reconstructing Amelia – List Price: $25.99 The GirlContinue reading “#ReadingMyLibrary Challenge: Wrap Up”

Wrap Up: April 2015

Can you believe that it is already the end of April? I have this feeling that the year just got started. Anyway, I digress and can’t wait for May to begin. I have great things lined up. But first, let us recap this month. I think I have done more reading this month than IContinue reading “Wrap Up: April 2015”

#ReadingMyLibrary Challenge Weekly Update-April 25

A whole month! Wow, this challenge went by too fast. I’m currently reading The Daughter by Jane Shemlit. But I highly doubt that I will finish before May 1. This week’s topic: Share how often you visit your library.” With 87 library branches across three boroughs in New York, I have numerous chances to visit a library.Continue reading “#ReadingMyLibrary Challenge Weekly Update-April 25”

No, Pops: Book Review of Emma: A Modern Retelling by Alexander McCall Smith

Hardcover, 368 pages Published April 7th 2015 Publisher: Pantheon Genre: Fiction, Romance From Goodreads: The summer after she graduates from university, Emma Woodhouse returns home to the village of Highbury, where she will live with her health-conscious father until she is ready to launch her interior-design business and strike out on her own. In theContinue reading “No, Pops: Book Review of Emma: A Modern Retelling by Alexander McCall Smith”

#ReadingMyLibrary Scavenger Hunt and Week 3 Update

Hello fellow readers! With April almost coming to a close (April went by so fast, don’t you think?), this #ReadingMyLibrary is almost coming to a close. I’m a little saddened, this challenge has been a lot of fun! But reading from our libraries doesn’t have to stop ;). Here is my findings from the #ReadingMyLibraryContinue reading “#ReadingMyLibrary Scavenger Hunt and Week 3 Update”

National Library Week April 12-18 2015

I forgot to mention this yesterday. I got sidetracked. Yesterday was the start of National Library Week! This year’s theme is: “Unlimited possibilities @ your library®.” The time of the year that we celebrate all the contributions that are libraries have given us and to also promote library use and support. Actually this should alwaysContinue reading “National Library Week April 12-18 2015”

Book Review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Hardcover, 336 pages Published January 13th 2015 by Riverhead Books Rachel is really down on her luck. She is a severe alcoholic, which led to her losing her job, losing her husband to another woman, and has a small room in another person’s flat. The only solace she finds is the same commuter train sheContinue reading “Book Review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins”

#ReadingMyLibrary Update: My Library Haul of the Day

Hello fellow readers! Shown here is my library haul for the day! This is only the second week of the #ReadingMyLibrary challenge and I only have one book in so I really have to step up. This is what I have so far: Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight (You can find my review of it here.Continue reading “#ReadingMyLibrary Update: My Library Haul of the Day”

#ReadingMyLibrary Challenge Update: Week One

Tell us a little about your library (include a picture if you can!).” I forgot about this! I currently live in New York City so I have the New York Public Library system and its 87 branches at have helped me with my needs. When you were in elementary school, it was a rite ofContinue reading “#ReadingMyLibrary Challenge Update: Week One”

#ReadingMyLibrary Challenge

To keep up with the theme of libraries today, I am signing up for the #ReadingMyLibary Challenge! This was started by fellow book bloggers, Stefani @Caught Read Handed and Amy @Read What I Like Challenge: Instead of buying books (for a month only), borrowed them from your library! The rules are pretty simple and itContinue reading “#ReadingMyLibrary Challenge”