Day 12 of the August Book Photo Challenge from Books and Cupcakes! Today’s prompt is “Sunny Book Cover.” The book I’m choosing is the third book in the fantastic Red Rising trilogy by Pierce Brown. It’s called Morning Star. This series is a really fun thrill ride, improbably mashing up gladiator-style fighting and ancient Greek mythology, with…

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Today we return to another book in the August Book Photo Challenge from Books and Cupcakes.  I enjoy reading HP the illustrated version.  I’m slowly collecting the books as they slowly unfold each year.  I have to say it is fun reading outdoors listening to the birds singing.  I’m really enjoying the illustrated version of…

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Day 10 of the August Book Photo Challenge from Books and Cupcakes! Today’s prompt is “Favorite Author.” Why oh why did I pick this prompt. This has got the be the hardest one ever! Suffice it to say I do not just have one favorite author but about 100. However, for today’s prompt, I have narrowed…

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Day 9 of the August Book Photo Challenge from Books and Cupcakes! Today’s prompt is “New Book Discovery.” A while back I joined the Book of the Month Club because I thought it would be awesome to get a new book every month. I sadly have stopped the service but not after getting what has become one…

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Welcome to day 8 of Books & Cupcakes Book Photo Challenge! Today’s theme is “Most Re-Read Book.” For this- I chose The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas.  I own the unabridged version and it is easily my favorite classic. The first time I read this book, it was in third grade, and it…

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Today’s prompt from Books and Cupcakes was “Words on a Page”. I’m currently revisiting a book from my teen years.  I remember getting this book from my mother when she worked a the library.  This poor book was checked out so many times by teenage me.  My mom’s love for Pier Anthony’s Xanth’s novels bled…

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Welcome to day 6 (oops! this was supposed to release on the 6th, but there was a missed operation and it didn’t happen!) of Books & Cupcakes Book Photo Challenge! Today’s theme is “Favorite Cover” I chose a book that I not only really enjoy flipping through, but has given me lots of inspiration for…

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Day 5 of the August Book Photo Challenge from Books and Cupcakes! Today’s prompt is “Where You Read.” I mostly listen to all the books that I read, which means that I mostly read in the car and at the office. I also like to read in the cafeteria at work.  

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Anyone who knows me knows my love for Charles De Lint, but this one I chose for Books and Cupcakes  Day 4: Bookmarker! Why? I have a bookmark with this book’s title and an image on it. Unlike many of De Lint’s works, this one is more appropriate for kids (late elementary school). It’s a fairy…

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Day 3 of the August Book Photo Challenge from Books and Cupcakes! Today’s prompt is “Your bookshelves.” I have lots of bookshelves in my house, so I decided to use the handsomest one. And my favorite book on my handsomest shelf  (or any shelf) is The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. I did…

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Day 2 of the August challenge from Books and Cupcakes! Today’s entry is “TBR Pile.” The focus of this post will be on Stieg Larsson’s fantastic Millenium series, the first book of which is the now-famous The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Like many people, I became interested in this book after seeing Noomi Rapace’s fantastic…

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Day 1 of the August challenge from Books and Cupcakes! What I’m reading: I am currently reading Blessings & Curses: The Keys to Lasting Change by John Visser. “ I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live” – Deuteronomy 30:19 From the back…

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Tomorrow is the first day in August! This month we have decided to participate in Books and Cupcakes August Book Photo Challenge ! Since I listen to most of my books while I drive or work, many of my pictures will be images! Here is a list of the challenge and what pictures you will be seeing! Join…

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