The Book Review Blog for The-Paisley.com

Month: June 2013

B: Behind the Mirror

B: Behind the Mirror

Behind the Mirror by Madison Adler As you may know by now, I began this blog two weeks after I started reading the alphabet, and thus the reviews of these first few books (really up through I), were written anywhere between two weeks to two […]

A: Awaken

A: Awaken

Awaken by Rachel D’aigle So here we are, at the beginning of Reading the Alphabet.  One might think that there would be some pressure as to what to choose, and despite 7 Kindle pages of books that start with A, it was relatively easy to […]

My Book Review Guidelines

My Book Review Guidelines

I’m sure out there somewhere is a formula on how to write a proper book review.  Actually, I know there is.  “How to book review” yields a bunch of results on how to do just that. I didn’t read any of those results.  That’s not […]

The Start

The Start

So how did Reading the Alphabet start? A movie, more specifically, The Hunger Games. When I learned that The Hunger Games movie was available for free viewing thanks to my Amazon Prime account, I knew I had to see it.  I had read the first […]

What I Read

What I Read

Right now, I’ll read anything already on my Kindle.  That is the point, at least for now, of Reading the Alphabet.  I have an ever-growing amount of books on there, I’ll admit, probably to the point of ridiculousness. But given the choice, and considering I […]

A Kindle Confession

A Kindle Confession

In my first post, you read about how I hoard books, but that I keep that in check by donating books after I read them. My Kindle is different territory. I easily embraced the transition from books to the Kindle once I finally coughed up […]

A Confession

A Confession

I have a confession. I hoard unread books…it goes way beyond having a “To Read” pile on my nightstand.  Sure, I have that, but there are books under the nightstand, in the bookcase, in boxes, and some still in the bags from the bookstores.  Okay, […]