Bookpile: January 2012

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz – Did you know this was a book? I didn’t until a few years ago when I saw it on my best friend’s shelf. It’s an entire series, actually. Frank Baum made a lot of trips to Oz. Which left me intrigued as to just…

Bookpile: December 2011

Dah dum!!! I actually read all the books I had picked off the list. Yea me! Took some scrambling at the end trying to find a few, but I got them all and got them read. So ready to go back to just randomly reading for entertainment. Having a prescribed…

Bookpile: November 2011

On the whole, a good month of reading. Again, only books from the challenge list as I try to wrap that up, but I liked them more than I didn’t, so whee. Big improvement. * Nights at the Circus – Did you watch Big Fish? Did you like it? In…

Bookpile: October 2011

Not a lot this month since many of these were pretty chunky. But they’re all from the challenge, knocking off quite a few more as we close in on the year. *The Book Thief – This is one of those really hot books of the past couple years and I…

Bookpile: September 2011

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art– Totally weird because Seth references this book in the one of his I read below. I picked it up because of someone else’s recommendation and had finished it by the time I read Seth’s book. This is a fascinating read, treating comics as an academic…