Ten Books I’m Glad I Picked on a Whim

I am good in planning, except when I’m reading, sometimes I follow where my mood is swinging, and here are the books I’m glad I picked on a whim. --- Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson About: Memories define us. So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep? Your name, your identity,… Continue reading Ten Books I’m Glad I Picked on a Whim

Titles in Love: A Book Spine Poetry*

Titles in Love: A Book Spine Poetry* All the Bright Places All the Light We Cannot See Shatter Me Unravel Me Ignite Me Everything, Everything Every You, Every Me — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Josh Felise In response to Napowrimo Day 10.   Today’s prompt comes to us from Lillian Hallberg.… Continue reading Titles in Love: A Book Spine Poetry*

Recent Five Star Reads

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”― Jorge Luis Borges What's a paradise without five-star reads? I have my own five-star paradise, and my recent residents are... --- All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike, #3) by Robert Galbraith (Pseudonym), J.K. Rowling Love & Misadventure by Lang Leav… Continue reading Recent Five Star Reads

Fave Tearjerker Reads

“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.” ― Robert Frost I am admittedly a dark-writer. Scribbler of tragic incidents, composer of painful heartaches, killer of several lives. It is then I realized, that the books I loved, are those which make me… Continue reading Fave Tearjerker Reads

Ten Characters I Won’t Forget

“When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.” ― Ernest Hemingway, Death in the Afternoon They either left my heart broken or their stories let my soul be taken or they're just handsome to be forgotten! - THE HANDSOME 1. Gale of The Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins The Who: Katniss Everdeen's… Continue reading Ten Characters I Won’t Forget

Ten Valentine Reads (with *kilig* excerpts)

“There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love..." ― Christopher Morley Today is The Broke and the Bookish' Valentine's-inspired Top Ten Tuesday! Funnily, though, I published my own Top 10 Novels to Read on Valentine's last year (plus Top 10 movies!). So... for a change... I will be… Continue reading Ten Valentine Reads (with *kilig* excerpts)

Best Read Books of 2015

Out of 48 books read last year, only eleven (11) were given five stars. And they are... Mystery/Thrillers The Pelican Brief  by John Grisham With twists and turns I have never predicted, this book made me an automatic fan of John Grisham. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold A book I have written a full-length review is surely a… Continue reading Best Read Books of 2015

Top Ten Books I Missed Reading last 2015

“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones The Broke and the Bookish's Top Ten Tuesday is Top Ten 2015 Releases I Meant To Get To But Didn't. But I am tweaking it! 😀 Here's the ten books I would… Continue reading Top Ten Books I Missed Reading last 2015