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  • January 11, 2016

I’m a little late, but better late than never. Behold. KRYS’S TOP TEN 2016 10. The Novice by Taran Matharu The Novice is the first of a series that is sure to appeal to fans of How to Train Your Dragon, Pokemon, and Eragon. It’s a book of magic and political intrigue and is sure…

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  • December 31, 2014

Krys’s Top Ten 2014  10. The Jewel by Amy Ewing: The Jewel is one of those books I was monumentally excited for since its announcement. Fortunately, reading it was everything that I wanted. It filled the hole in my heart that Kiera Cass’s The Selection series left behind, but widened the space as well for what…

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  • January 1, 2014

Hello from 2014. I read a bunch of books in 2013 that rocked my world. Here they are, in all their glory. Do any of ours match up? Let me know. 1. Champion by Marie Lu. This book, this series… Everything about the final book made me happy. Intense, captivating and beautifully brutal, June and…

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  • August 24, 2011

Hey folks, I just received a Blog Award from Deirdra over at A Storybook World blog. Just thought I would share with you her pretty artwork. Go check it out! You like me! you really like me. Squee! – BP – Follow the Reader – Bloglovin’ Booklikes Facebook Goodreads Google+ Library Thing Pinterest Riffle Twitter

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  • January 11, 2011

– 2011 Newbery Winner – Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool – 2011 Newbery Honoree – Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm – 2011 Newbery Honoree – Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus – 2011 Newbery Honoree – Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman and Rick Allen –…

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  • January 5, 2011

Hello all. The 2011 Newbery Awards and Honors will be announced January 10th, 2011. I’m looking forward to seeing what the committee decides this year, though I don’t think I have read one of the likely contenders for it. Of course I haven’t. After combing through scores of “Mock” Newbery predictions, these seem to be…

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  • December 6, 2010

A while back I received another blog award, this one from Meghan at Midnightfume. It’s another ruled thingie, so here it goes. 1. Thank and link back to the person who gave the award. 2. Answer the following 10 survey questions mentioned below. (There are actually only 9, so I’ll make up a random one……

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  • November 18, 2010

Hey all, the 2010 National Book Award winners was announced today, well, yesterday now. Squee.

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  • October 3, 2010

I received another blog award, this time from An Abundance of Books. Evidently, there are rules that go along with most awards, and I have been breaking them. So…

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  • September 2, 2010

So, this year’s Hugo awards will be announced September 5th in Australia. Excited!