Tag: Catcher in the Rye

What’s America’s Favorite, Iconic Book?

What’s America’s Favorite, Iconic Book?

Posted August 9, 2018 in Bookish Things // 6 Comments

Have you guys heard about this “Great American Read” television show?  If you use the Goodreads web platform, it’s difficult to miss – the ad has been plastered all over mine for a couple months. There’s a lot of interesting books on this list, although I can’t imagine choosing just one book for an entire country.  PBS came up with 100 books for this competition, a mixture of popular modern reads and timeless classics.  I’ve read 37, how many have you read? 1984 by George Orwell ✓ A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole X A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving X A Separate […]

My Top Three !!RAGE!! Books

My Top Three !!RAGE!! Books

Posted June 4, 2018 in Bookish Things, Reading // 6 Comments

Every once and a while, when I’m really aggravated, I want to jump into a book and lose myself for one reason or another. Like, fine world!  If you’re going to suck, I’m just going to find another place I like better.  So there! Actually, in all reality, I have a terrible temper.  I’ve traditionally been pretty good at controlling it as I’ve gotten older, but sometimes I feel like Clariel fighting against her Berserk and it’s all I can do to remove myself from a situation and calm myself.  It’s not something I’m proud of, but it’s something I […]