Monthly Archives: September 2012
Let me first preface this review by saying that the number of murder mysteries that I have read number in the singe digits, and the low single digits at that. And two of those books were by Miss Castillo. I … Continue reading
I’m proud to make this novel the first of my book reviews. Though I love a good intricately woven fiction novel geared toward adults, I also love a good (keyword: good) young adult novel. John Green is by far, in … Continue reading
Ok, so perhaps that intro is a bit over dramatic, but this is definitely a new chapter in my professional endeavors. For some time now, I’ve been considering starting a book blog. Call it divine inspiration, if you will. Despite my undergraduate experiences with literature written on none other than paper *GASP* I’ve found my Graduate academic career veering ever closer to the technological aspects of libraries. This is ironic considering the library I currently work in is a proverbial time capsule complete with dusty books and a creaky old microfilm machine.
I will be using this blog partly as a part of my ISLT class, Emerging Technologies in Libraries, so my devout readers looking for inspiring reading recommendations will have to put up with the occasional tech-oriented post. Have no fear, you must only endure it until December!
I don’t believe I will start my book reviews quite yet. I am saving my first good review for the best modern YA author in the world (ok, this is strictly my opinion and in saying this I am considering authors such as Lois Lowry to be more classic in nature, but I digress.) John Green, ladies and gentlemen!!! I will be reviewing his fantastic new book from 2012, “The Fault in Our Stars.”