Tag Archives: books

What a difference a percentage point makes

What Kind of Reader Are You? Your Result: Dedicated Reader You are always trying to find the time to get back to your book. You are convinced that the world would be a much better place if only everyone read more. Obsessive-Compulsive Bookworm Literate Good Citizen Book Snob Fad Reader Non-Reader What Kind of Reader […]

Booka’sto trippin’

African American fiction Reading what RPM wrote the other day reminded me.

QotD: Life-Changing Books

What are five books that changed your life?  Inspired by Ms. Genevieve. The Nine Planets (Exploring Our Universe) 0645 Discusses the characteristics of each of the nine planets and explains the techniques used in the discovery and study of them.  When I was eight, Franklyn M. Braney's "The Nine Planets" made the planets much more […]

Incendiary (1)

Incendiary Chris Cleave I figured I'd follow Michelle's lead on jotting down mini-reviews of books she read last year. She's already two in so far this year and working on her third most likely, and so am I. I think the last time I spent so much time "in" book-London was Zadie Smith's "White Teeth." […]

Paging, pt. 1

African American fiction Gay & lesbian I'm spending time out of the heat and in air-conditioned environs whenever possible. I'm thinking I didn't make full use of a Buns and Noodle coupon I got in the mail yesterday. I'm wondering about two groups of people: community leaders who rail against the rise of hip-hop fiction […]

This book, wow…

There've been several small ones that left cracks in my head. I'll fill them in as I reminisce over the course of the day.