Daily Prompt: BYOB

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/01/24/daily-prompt-books-2/ OMG a prompt about books? I’m at a loss for words but I took a picture of one of my shelves.   On this particular book shelf which is ladder style and has 4 rows of shelves; I’ve already run run out of space. I long for the day when I can dedicate an…

Introducing “Oyster” or the Netflix for Books

Don’t you hate when you think of something but you don’t have the resources or the ability to follow though? Welp, in my Netflix haze, I thought that it would be an amazing idea if there was a version of this for books; because you don’t always want to invest money in a book; which,…

The Goddess Chronicle – Natsuo Kirino

I’ve been a fan of Natsuo Kirino for some time; my first run in with her was with Out. A fellow voracious reader recommended her when I said that there were no female mystery writers. I read Out, twice, back to back and then moved on to Grotesque and The Real World. I was mesmerized…

The deceptive nature of Delta of Venus by Anais Nin

I found the Delta of Venus in the Bargain bin at Barnes and Noble on one of my almost daily visits. It was a steal at $5.96 and I endeavored to read it as soon as I was done with my current read, which was The Doors of Perception. I couldn’t start it after because,…

Akata Witch – Nnedi Okorafor

I stumbled across this book by chance really, one of the amazing women I follow on Twitter said it was going to be the next book read and discussed for our Twitter Book Club. As always, I’ll never turn down a book with the promise of discussion after so I bought it for my Nook…

Inspiration: Chinua Achebe

The sun will shine on those who stand before it shines on those who kneel before them – Things Fall Apart. – Thoughts – Things Fall Apart is one of those books that you read as a child that changed your life, especially if you read it in High School and had an amazing English…