bookworm

Bookworm Origin Story

Blogging, Life

What makes someone a bookworm? Can you quantify it? Is there a bookworm checklist? I couldn't tell you the exact moment where I realized I was a bookworm, but it probably came from someone using that word to describe me. I don't know how many books I needed to read before the adjective stuck, or how much time I needed to spend on reading before everyone around me started to…

Books for Breakfast #100

Book Reviews

WOW! It feels like I've hit a major milestone here! 100 books for breakfast posts is a lot of book reviews, especially when you consider they normally cover two books at once, that's almost 200 (give or take) book reviews since I've started my humble little blog! Wow-ee! So instead of a review this time, I'm going to cover so of my favorite past reviews, favorite books that I've read…

Glossary of Jess

Life

I thought it would be kind of fun to make a glossary of Jess, basically all the vocal words/inside jokes that pop up in my everyday life. I obviously haven't put them all in here, because when I said I wanted to write this, I suddenly blanked on words and Alex did too. He explained it being that "it's less what I say and more how I say it" because…

April Reader’s Choice!

Blogging, Book Reviews

Ah, April! My birthday month and a nice month in general, the weather is finally starting to warm up and it's feeling (a little) like spring time! Also, it's time again for another reader's choice book! I loved Red Queen, which you all chose for me last month! I can't believe you guys made me read something that I'll have to wait a year to read the second book! You…

10 Bookworm Problems

Life

I've been a bookworm for many, many years. In those years I've encountered many issues that my bookworm-ness has caused. From getting in trouble for reading under my desk at school all the way to running into telephone poles while walking and reading. Being a bookworm isn't always easy and luxurious! (Is it ever?) When your parents put a limit on how many books you're allowed to ask for on…