Tag: art

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Greetings my little Bookworms, In case you’ve been living under a literary rock, Donna Tartt’s newest offering, The Goldfinch, has gotten a ton of buzz. It won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and the book blogosphere has been all a-twitter about its greatness. I couldn’t in good conscience keep going along ignoring this book, but… This mofo is 800 pages. Ever wonder how becoming a book blogger changes your reading habits?… Read more »

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I Always Loved You by Robin Oliveira

I Always Loved You by Robin Oliveira

Bonjour Bookworms, Let’s talk about art. I’m not going to pretend that I understand much art, but I do have a soft spot for the French Impressionists. I got a calendar at the dollar store when I was like 10 and I was all “oooooh pretty!” I’ve been a sucker for Impressionism ever since. I have two Monet poster prints hanging in my office at work. What can I say?… Read more »

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Holiday Shopping Words for Worms Style

Holiday Shopping Words for Worms Style

Hey Bookworms! I’m skipping another Top Ten Tuesday. Today’s topic is books that I can’t wait for in 2014, and there is BUT ONE: Written in My Own Heart’s Blood by Diana Gabaldon. (Heeeey Diana! Big fan! Jamie and Claire! Ahhhhhhhhh! I can’t wait!) I’ve still got a list for y’all though, never you fear. I have some incredibly talented friends. Several of them now have their own little shops online where… Read more »

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The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

Bonjour Bookworms! Remember back when I read Me Before You and I was all agog over Jojo Moyes? Her upcoming release (August 20th!) was listed on NetGalley and I hit the “request” button so enthusiastically, I might have sprained my finger. Alright, that bit about the finger sprain is untrue, but I tend to get hyperbolic when I’m excited. As you saw right there, I am TERRIBLE AT LYING. Therefore, when I tell… Read more »

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Let's Judge Books By Their Covers!

Let's Judge Books By Their Covers!

Hey Bookworms! I’m sorry about being out of pocket yesterday, but I had a very taxing weekend… Well. That’s a relative term I suppose. My sister’s weekend was certainly MORE taxing than mine, as she spent most of it laboring to make me an aunt for the first time, at least the first time BIOLOGICALLY. I’m an honorary aunt several times over (and I love each and every one of… Read more »

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Tutu Girls Walk Into a Barre: The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

Tutu Girls Walk Into a Barre: The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

Bonjour, Bookworms! Please excuse the pun, I cannot help myself. I’m incorrigible. Today we are taking a trip to 19th Century Paris as we discuss The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan. I don’t know about you, but when I think of ballet, I think of frothy tutus and toe shoes. I danced growing up, so I can tell you that dance apparel is not inexpensive. Thus, I was surprised to… Read more »

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