Hello lovely readers! I hope everyone has a good New Year, and had a good religious winter holiday, if you celebrate one, whether that be Hannukah, Christmas, Kwanza, or something else. I am reading a lot lately, trying to finish my 2015 goal of 25 books before the end of the year. Because of this, … More Happy Holidays!
Words from Choke by Chuck Palahniuk: cravat- fabric worn around the neck agrarian- related to cultivating land beatific- blissfully happy incontinence- lack of self-restraint ingrate- an ungrateful person consecrate- make sacred incorrigible- not able to be corrected or improved Words from Choke by Chuck Palahniuk: “That you had to risk your life to get love. You … More Choke- Words & Quotes
Choke by Chuck Palahniuk (read December 19, 2015) If you haven’t seen Fight Club, I’m surprised your friends haven’t sat you down and forced you to watch ‘one of the best movies of all time.’ At least that’s what happened to me. Anyways, thats how I found out about Chuck Palahniuk: by Fight Club. Seeing this … More Choke- Review
Words from Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho: indelible- permanent strident- loud and harsh peccadillo- a small, relatively unimportant offense anarchic- with no controlling rules or principles to give order surreptitious- kept secret, perhaps in fear of disapproval occultism- supernatural belief presentiment- an intuitive feeling about the future intransigent- unwilling to change one’s view or … More Veronika Decides to Die- Words & Quotes
Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho (read December 17, 2015) I had enjoyed The Alchemist by Coelho, and that was the sole reason I picked this book up at a library sale. I cannot express to you how great a decision this was; this is now one of my favorite books, and I honestly … More Veronika Decides to Die- Review
Words from B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton: pugilistic- characteristic of a boxer psoriasis- a skin disease marked by red, scaly, itchy patches appellation- name or title vivisection- the practice of performing experiments on live animals for scientific research fractious- irritable and quarrelsome rococo- of elaborate Baroque style Quotes from B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton: … More B is for Burglar- Words & Quotes
B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton (read December 15, 2015) After a long and stressful semester, I really needed a book that I could simply read. Something that would not require much deciphering, something to read while eating a medium bag of peanut butter M&M’s, if you know what I mean. This book was exactly what I … More B is for Burglar- Review