Books of 2019: Favorite Reads So Far (YA Genre)

As I have mentioned in my previous post, I am on a book committee this year that is in the process of selecting the best YA books of the year for teens, a genre I am not a big fan of. However, as I am reading through these books, I am learning more about myContinue reading “Books of 2019: Favorite Reads So Far (YA Genre)”

Problems of an Overworked Librarian #97

When you are on a “Best Books of the Year” committee and your desk keeps piling up with new books…    

Book Review: The Binding by Bridget Collins

Format: Hardcover Pages: 436 pages Published: April 16, 2019 Publisher: William Morrow Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Romance, Historical, Literary

Book Review: Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal

Format: Hardcover Pages: 352 pages Published: January 22, 2019 Publisher: Ballantine Books Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Romance

Book Review: We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World by Malala Yousafzai

Format: Hardcover Pages: 224 pages Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Genre:  Nonfiction, Autobiography & Memoirs

Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Format: Hardcover Pages: 396 pages Published: November 13, 2018 Publisher: Crown Publishing Genre:  Nonfiction, Autobiography, Biography & Memoirs

Book Review: A Christmas Party by Georgette Heyer

Format: Paperback Pages: 396 pages Published: May 1, 2010 (First published 1941) Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Mystery & Thriller, Historical Fiction

A Year in Books: 2018

And another year of reading passes on by… 2018 turned out to be a great year for books. Not only did I manage to start a book club but I also managed to read books outside my comfort zone, which turned out to be not a bad experience.  Most of the books read this yearContinue reading “A Year in Books: 2018”

Book Review: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Format: Hardcover Pages: 512 pages Published: February 8, 2018 Publisher: Raven Books Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Mystery & Thriller

Waterstones Book of the Year 2018 Shortlist

As the year comes to a close, it is time for people of the book world to make their choice of the best books of the year. While we await for the winners of the Goodreads Choice Awards, we get to see other literary institutions celebrate another great year of reading. Since 2012, Waterstones BookContinue reading “Waterstones Book of the Year 2018 Shortlist”