This week in the life of the Loony Teen Writer:
– I did my music presentation and my extension English seminar, and handed in my script for drama
– Which means no more assignments until next term
– It also means I have exams starting a week from now. But on the plus side, I can stay home when I don’t have exams.
– Our school had Multicultural Day, which involved lots of food, music, cultural dress and awesomeness.
– I got to 70k on my WIP, Wanderland – yay! I’ll be my longest novel yet.
– I’m also Stacking the Shelves!
Stacking the Shelves is a book meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. It’s all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual.
Belzharby Meg Wolitzer thanks to Simon and Schuster – this one sounds SO COOL. It’s about a boarding school and a “miraculous other world” and The Bell Jar and it’s quite short, actually, which was surprising.
So this is the Barnes and Noble leatherbound edition of Alice in Wonderland. It’s a VERY LARGE BOOK, and I have no idea where I’m going to put it, but for now I just like looking at it. I mean, look at the beautiful endpaper!! It’s got other stories by Lewis Carroll as well, so I’m very much looking forward to reading it slowly, whenever I have a chance.
It is just such a beautiful book. Seriously.
From the Library
I went to the library with pretty much the SOLE intention of borrowing The Assassin’s Blade by Sarah J. Maas, but it wasn’t there (SOB), so I wandered around for a while. I did see Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor, but my goodness it is a big book. And with exams coming up I don’t have a lot of time, so I borrowed Angelfall by Susan Ee, which was recommended through the #PTAChat on Twitter.
Books Read Since Last Week
The Evolution of Mara Dyer was really, really good. Which means my sister was right, unfortunately. I SO NEED THE THIRD BOOK.
The Summer of Kicks by Dave Hackett was very funny and music-y.
Everybody Sees the Ants was sad and unique and I really enjoyed it. Reminded me of It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini.
Are You Seeing Me? by Darren Groth was good but I didn’t connect with it that much.
And Dangerous Girls. Holy crap. I finished it at school and couldn’t internet-flail about it for aaages. I actually guessed the murderer very early on, but that did not change how absolutely amazing this book is.
The Rapunzel Dilemma by Jennifer Kloester – really enjoying it so far.
Either The Realm of Possibility by David Levithan or Falling Into Place by Amy Zhang – which should I read next, people?
Gif of the Week