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Not for the faint of heart

It took me a while, but I finished Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith. I had a little trouble getting into it. In fact, I started it twice before I really committed to finishing it. 335 more words

YA Literature

Grasshopper Jungle: A History

This entry is a deviation from the book club books which I have been bending your ear about as of late.  I began Grasshopper Jungle: A History… 666 more words

Young Adult

Grasshopper Jungle. Lets talk about bugs, sex and the apocalypse!!

Glory be!!! I am thrilled and delighted to report that the gods of storytelling hath smiled upon me and nearly every single book I’ve picked up recently has been like bound gold. 1,948 more words

Young Adult

BOOKIES IN THE FORGE! (And nothing burned down.)

By Tiffany Eng

A few weeks ago, the Books and Library Materials department got the chance to go down to the forge and work on some conservation or bookbinding tools. 672 more words


Friday 5: Books on My Summer Reading List

Friday 5: Books on my Summer Reading List

1. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart.

Yes, I’ve already read it earlier this summer. But have you? 189 more words

Friday Five

Happy 4th of July!

Good morning blog!

Happy 4th of July! For those of you who are not in American or do not celebrate Independence Day, good Friday morning to you! 152 more words

Some books I love ... #7

Excrementum Sanctum! 

This is THE weirdest, most deliciously disgusting and at the same time awesomest book I’ve read in a very long time. It’s beyond comparison; there isn’t really any book I’ve read (or that even exists, maybe?) that is anything like this one. 605 more words