Monthly Archives: November 2008
The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman This was a fun, quick read. The story was kind of an adventure mystery story revolving around a teenaged girl named Sally Lockhart and her mysterious past. Unfortunately, I had already seen … Continue reading
This quote from The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman made me laugh: “…Mrs. Holland had a visit from Mr. Selby. This was quite unexpected; she hardly knew the etiquette for the polite reception of a blackmail victim, but … Continue reading
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares rating: 4 of 5 starsI am surprised to admit that I really liked this book. I thought it was going to be stupid, filled with fake, boy-crazy, fashion-crazy teenagers, but this … Continue reading
As read about in the Boston Globe Magazine’s Brainiac section: Apparently Bookninja.com held a book rebranding contest last month in which they asked readers to design new book covers for serious novels. The results are pretty amusing.