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by BookishBeauty

Just so you know, this is not an original 2 lines although the authors may have thought so when they wrote it.  It has been spoken by yours truly a few times, but I’m pretty sure I am not the only under-five-foot person to have said something similar.  Despite its lack of originality, it is fun to see it illustrated so.

Art available at Society 6.

Illuminae, by Amy Kaufman & Jay Kristoff, is on a list of books I would like to purchase for my library.  Along with Gemina, the second book in the same series.  I haven’t made the purchase yet – budgets to consider.  Maybe next month.

This month, I have spent library dollars on Neil Gaiman books because a) the library had not a single book by this fabulous author and b) like, I said, fabulous author.  Gaiman’s books aimed at the younger audience are always a collaboration with a fantastic artist, such as Chris Riddell.  At the library, there will be a Neil Gaiman author spotlight coming up in November featuring adult, young adult and children’s books.  What is your favorite Neil Gaiman book Stardust, American Gods, The Graveyard Book, Coraline, or something else?  Mine is the fantastic, silly, alien-and-dinosaur-filled, time travel adventure Fortunately, the Milk.

In keeping with the young adult theme, this weekend I am reading Traci Chee’s debut novel The Reader.  I got the NetGalley widget at a virtual librarian’s conference I attended that was all about YA literature.  I read YA rarely, but this mystery set in a futuristic society without books, appealed to that scifi/mystery/fantasy section of my brain.


What are you reading this weekend?