Non-Bookish Things I’m..

Non-Bookish Things I’m Into

Let’s be honest, at least 70% of the things I’m into are book related. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t things I love that live outside of the bookish world. Today I want to share with you some of those things. Note: Normally Sherlock would be at the top of any list but because […]

October 2, 2014
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Hit by Lorie Ann Grover

Hit by Lorie Ann Grover

Hit by Lorie Ann Grover Release Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher: Blink 224 Pages Received: From Street Team Format: ARC Rating: 3 Nuts  Description: After receiving a full-ride scholarship to Mills College for Girls, it appears Sarah’s future is all laid out before her that is until she walks into a poetry class led by Mr. Haddings, […]

October 1, 2014
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Books to Movie Giveaway Hop

Books to Movie Giveaway Hop

This giveaway is part of the Books to Movies Giveaway Hop hosted by Bookhounds and I Am a Reader, Not a Writer.  The winner (or winners, depending on how many entries I get) will be able to choose from one of four books! What You Can Win: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare The Sisterhood of the […]

October 1, 2014
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Afterworlds by Scott Westerf..

Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld Release Date: September 23, 2014 Publisher: Simon Pulse 608 Pages Received: Edelweiss/Bought from B&N Format: eARC/ B&N Exclusive Hardcover Rating:  4 Nuts                 Description: Darcy Patel has put college and everything else on hold to publish her teen novel, Afterworlds. Arriving in New York […]

September 30, 2014
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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books Th..

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books That Were Hard For Me to Read

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by Broke and Bookish. This week’s topic is the top ten books that were hard for me to read. 1. The Young World by Chris Weitz 2. Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment by James Patterson 3. Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer 4. We Were Liars by E. […]

September 30, 2014
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The Sherlock Holmes Handbook..

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook by Ransom Riggs

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: The Methods and Mysteries of the World’s Greatest Detective by Ransom Riggs Release Date: September 1, 2009 Publisher: Quirk Books 224 Pages Received: From publisher (Thanks, Quirk!) Format: Hardcover Rating:  3.5 Nuts               Description: “My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what […]

September 29, 2014
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The Thing About LibraryThing..

The Thing About LibraryThing…

I first discovered this website through John Green and the Vlogbrothers. John was talking about cataloguing his library and he did so through something called LibraryThing. I found his account on the site and browsed through it, wondering if I had this many books. I did. This was is the dark days when my shelves […]

September 29, 2014
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The Chronicles of Narnia: Vo..

The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader Movie Review

I feel like I watched an entirely different movie from what this was supposed to be. I’m about to ask a question I’ve asked many times after finished a movie adaptation of a book so forgive me for being repetitive… DID YOU PEOPLE EVEN READ THIS BOOK? It’s movies like this that make me wonder […]

September 28, 2014
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Storytime Sunday: The Painti..

Storytime Sunday: The Painting by Me

Storytime Sunday is a weekly meme here at The Book Nut in which I (and my friend Laura) share some stories that we’ve used as writing practice. The stories may be older or they may be unpolished, keep that in mind as you read them. They are just writing practice. If you would like to […]

September 28, 2014
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The Thing About BookLikes..

The Thing About BookLikes…

Raise your hand if you use tumblr. Now keep your hand up if you knew that there was an equivalent platform for books. It’s called BookLikes, and it’s awesome. I think of it as if Goodreads and tumblr had a baby, the result would be BookLikes! Like tumblr, BookLikes is a micro blogging platform, but […]

September 27, 2014
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