The world is a bit of a dumpster fire today, so let’s distract ourselves by talking about books, shall we? In today’s post, I’ll tell you about three great middle grade books and my very exciting shout-out on today’s episode of the Terrible Lizards podcast.
The more targeted approach to tackling my To-Read pile inspired by the folks at The OcTBR Challenge has resulted in me reading a ton of great books this month. In today’s post, I’ll tell you about four of them.
As this pandemic rages on, it’s come to my attention that while Amazon will be fine, independent booksellers are suffering. That’s why I decided to become a Bookshop.org affiliate. Starting today, my book reviews may contain affiliate links to Bookshop.org, an online bookstore that provides financial support to independent bookstores nationwide. I’ve also added a new Caterpickles Bookstore Learn more about Bookshop.org, affiliate links on Caterpickles, and the new Caterpickles Bookstore.
My Love Stamp puzzle arrived from the U.S. Postal Store recently, so of course, I spent most of my leisure time this week working it.
Reviews for two books that have proven to be excellent company during a pandemic: Dance of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson (PGR: ☕️☕️☕️☕️) and The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (PGR: ☕️☕️☕️☕️☕️).
Over the weekend, I treated myself to the audiobook version of Louise Penny’s Glass Houses. Here’s what I thought. (PGR: ☕️☕️☕️☕️☕️)
Today, I’m going to tell you about four of the books I’ve been reading lately: Some Tame Gazelle by Barbara Pym, The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis, Verses for the Dead by Preston & Child, Lord Sunday by Garth Nix, and Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari.
If you’re on the Internet, you must be looking for pictures of cats.
Today, The Thirteen-Year-Old tells us about four of the books she’s been reading lately: Rogue Princess by B. R. Myers, Randoms by David Liss, The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M. T. Andersen and Eugene Yelchin, and Meteor Men by Jeff Parker, Sandy Jarrell and Kevin Yolo.
Five of the books the students at my local middle school read last January. #books #MG