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Top Ten Jerks in Literature

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is a freebie, so I chose one of the past topics that I’m pretty sure I’ve never done. It’s pretty easy to think of jerks in books—what will be harder is deciding who are truly the worst!

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Top Ten Bookish Memories

Okay, so this is actually going to be my top five bookish memories, because I’m lame and haven’t met any authors or gotten anything signed or anything cool like that, and had to rely on basic experiences that aren’t exciting to anyone else but me. Except maybe the first. 1. Seeing Stephen King in person at…

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Top Ten Books That Make You Think

  1. Room – Emma Donoghue. This book was really interesting, imagined from the perspective of five-year-old Jack, whose mother has been imprisoned in the same 11’x11’ room for the past seven years. It’s tragic and really makes you think about the real people behind all those SVU marathons. 2. The Picture of Dorian Gray…

Top Ten Books You’d Like To See Made Into Movies

Generally, I don’t like book-to-movie adaptations because I tend to be a purist—I don’t care if novels don’t read like  movie scripts, don’t change anything. I realize this isn’t usually possible, so I just try to avoid movie adaptations of books. But these are the ten that I’d like to see as movies—if, of course,…

Ender’s Game – Orson Scott Card

My cousin Duncan recommended Ender’s Game to me when I was about twelve. He let me borrow his copy, which was one of the most battered-looking books I’ve ever seen: it was in at least two pieces, held together by a rubber band. It was also signed by Orson Scott Card, so despite its terrible condition,…