If you've ever been a dancer of any sort you'll understand that the scene can be overwhelming for any dance style. You might also understand that sometimes you need a break. My time learning swing dance was actually relatively brief, and yet it has seeped into my soul in many ways. It permeates my music, my travel, my dreams, and my friendships. Maybe even my wallet most significantly.
Following on from last week's suggestions, I will continue to delve into the books my twitter followers sent me in response to my tweet. The mission: Give me books without context. I have then taken those books and looked at the covers to try and guess what they might be about from judge the cover. … Continue reading Guessing what a book is about from only the cover – #2
People seemed to quite enjoy the first part so here I am with the second part of this series and rounding out to number 50. There doesn't seem to be an order to the list so I'm just going through it. I'm working on some projects for the blog at the moment so please bear … Continue reading Rating Goodreads’ Top 100 Young Adult Books ( Part two)
So I recently put this tweet out: asking for submissions to tell me the name of a book with no context. I wanted books I didn't know and hadn't heard of so I had no preconceived notions of what the story was. I had an overwhelming number of responses for such a small twitter following … Continue reading Guessing what a book is about from only the cover – #1
Goodreads recently posted a blog post listing the top 100 YA books on Goodreads (not including multiple books in a series). Now, I guess I'm a little contrary so I decided to rate the items on the list and if they should really be on there. Here we go. The Hunger Games is still on … Continue reading Rating Goodreads’ YA Top 100 Books (Part one)