Bookish Things

Random book: The Golden Acorn by Catherine Cooper

I am a sucker for free Kindle books on Amazon.  Every once in a while I check the top 100 free books list and download the ones that seem interesting to me.  Most of the books I download fall in the young readers and fantasy categories.   I download too many of these books, but I have only read a few of them. Some of the ones I read were so-so, but one or two were actually good.  The Golden Acorn by Catherine Cooper was one of the nice ones.

Surprise book #2 for the Books to Movies Challenge and a jampacked weekend

Presenting my next book for the books to movies challenge… Battle Royale by Koushun Takami. Hells yeah. Okay, I know I made a friggin’ list, but I just gotta read this one next. I’ve heard of Battle Royale lots of times but I’ve never read the book or seen the movie, so when I saw this blood red beauty in the bookstore (I was looking for the books on my original list), I just grabbed it. Also, the fact that it was just less than 400 bucks made it real easy. Yeah, I’m kind of a cheapskate even with books – I always try to look for the cheaper edition. Anyway , this is friggin’ purrrfect for the challenge. I AM SO EXCITED. I did a little jig when I unwrappped it. Seriously.

Books to Movies Challenge

Aha! I haven’t read anything in such a long time that I’ve decided to join a reading challenge! I read about it in a post by Jai and I followed the yellow brick road to the challenge host: Two Bibliomaniacs. The challenge begins June 1st and ends Dec 31st. All you gotta do is read a book and…