Month: June 2016

How Do You Book Shop?

Book shopping

I LOVE SHOPPING! Especially for books. Hanging out at the book store for HOURS combing over title after title is one of my favorite ways to spend time. Barnes and Noble is a prevalent bookstore in my neck of woods and I like their layout.  Especially with the best sellers and hot new books right up front.  But let me breakdown for you how I go through the bookstore in sections: (more…)

Advertisements

Can you Judge a book by its cover?

Do you judge a book by its cover?.jpg

I’ve always been a sucker for packaging.  Many of the books I’ve been drawn to first caught my attention simply from its cover.  However, 9/10 times after reading the description of the book, I often decide I’m not interested.  Still, the cover does get me to pick up the book and see what its all about.  This is important to me as an aspiring author.  The cover-and the title (which I’m way more drawn to) is what keeps my attention.  Tell me, can you judge a book by its cover?

-J

I Shouldn’t Have Left You

Books

It’s been a long time.  But! I’ve been READING y’all.  So much has happened-including a big move for me.  I’m settled now and can’t wait to share with you what I’ve been reading. As I write this I am starting to read my 49th book and have 7 books to finish by July 12 which will mark the 6 month point in my journey.  I am looking to have completed 56 books on that date which means I need to buckle down to read those 7 books in the next 19 days.  It can be done.  It WILL be done!  Anyway here’s a little bit about what I’ve SO enjoyed reading: (more…)