Category Archives: reading

dear teachers

Dear Teacher, HA! In.  Your.  Face. Yours sincerely, A former student who wasn’t quite the smart arse you said she was when she asked ‘but how do you know what the author actually meant? were you there when they wrote … Continue reading

Posted in Ally Blue, awesomeness, books, dear teachers, extra further randomness, fucking funny, randomness, reading, still crazy, still here | 15 Comments

old dog, new tricks?

Can you believe I’ve had my blog for nearly 4 years?  Maybe I can make a commitment after all. Who knew. Anyways, something I’ve been noticing for a while now, is how the reading habits of the people I’ve come … Continue reading

Posted in books, Jenre, reading, tam, themes | 34 Comments

random awesomeness


Posted in awesomeness, books, ebooks, extra further randomness, reading | 11 Comments

ratings ok, ratings meh

The other day Jen totally horned in on my ratings series with her post about ‘the dreaded three stars’.  This included a discussion about what 3 stars actually means to readers and authors.Besides the fact that Jen is clearly a stealer, … Continue reading

Posted in Jenre, not a review, pet peeve/fave rant, ratings, reading, reviews, serious randomness, serious shit | 17 Comments

things that make you go O.o

I don’t even have the words to express how wrong I think this is.I’m going to have nightmares tonight.I know it. 

Posted in book series, me, OCD, reading, things that make you go O_o, WTF | 13 Comments

bookity mehs: part 3

I have Teh Awesomesauce.Last night I read.READ! *mutterfuckingfinallymutter*

Posted in awesomeness, maybe it's me but, me, reading | 9 Comments

bookity mehs: part 2

As part of this online community, you’ve probably seen a gazillion posts asking you what you do when you’re in the reading doldrums.   In fact, I’m pretty sure I’ve done one myself, which I would totally revisit if I … Continue reading

Posted in maybe it's me but, me, reading | 20 Comments

bookity mehs: part 1

As I’ve mentioned a couple of times, I had the reading slumpity to end all slumpities in 2011.Out of curiousity, I looked my goodreads shelves to see what the difference was between the number of books I’d read in 2011 … Continue reading

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random awesomeness

Why not start 2012 as I mean to go on – like I’ve really changed that much – with some book-related snark. You’re welcome.

Posted in awesomeness, extra further randomness, reading, serious randomness | 10 Comments

end-of-year bandwagon wrap-ups #6

As a lot of you know, I haven’t been reading a whole heap this year – one of the fall-outs of not being in the greatest of mental health.Stupid brain.Despite this, I did get in a couple of reads in … Continue reading

Posted in best of 2011, best ofs, book pimpage, chris, k d sarge, reading, serious randomness, serious shit | 24 Comments