The Valentine’s Funk
As book lovers, we tend to do a few things people don’t expect. For starters, we DO judge books by their covers. (And if you just denied that statement...you’re lying to yourself.) One of my favorite things as a bookworm is to sort my books by the color of their cover, because, let’s be real, folks, it’s super satisfying. There hasn’t been a rainbow #shelfie to cross my Instagram dash that I didn’t like. So, to coincide with that, I thought I would share some book recommendations this week in rainbow format, just in case you still need a book in that one color to even out your shelfies. (I’ve got your back.)
I have a confession to make...
I’m not good at finishing series (There: I said it, okay?). There are just so many great ones out there and not enough time in the day to finish them all. More specifically, I have time to start all these great novels, but I am awful at finding the time to fit the last few installments into my schedule. The first one will come out, I’ll read it, and then I have to wait a year for the next one to come out, and by that time I’ve forgotten what happened in the last book. (Vicious cycle, I know) After you’ve been reading books as long as I have, there is a long list of these series that I would love to find the time for, and today is the day that some of those are made into an official record for your viewing. If you have any other series I should start, I encourage you to discuss any of these or any new ones in the comments.
Ashton's Nonfiction Books
Nonfiction is one of those genres that sometimes gets lost in the vast sea we call my brain; I just never think to read them. When I do choose to read nonfiction books, they usually end up in the pile of books that I am more likely to recommend to other people. So the question is this: Why do I not pick them up on a regular basis? To be completely honest, I do not have any idea what the answer is, but I do know that they deserve more praise than they get. Not only do they tell great stories, most of the time they are known for making us laugh.
Though I do not pick up nonfiction very often, my mom, on the other hand, reads quite a bit of it. So, what better post than this to make her guest-reviewing debut than today? Without further adieu, my mom and I are bringing you six nonfiction books guaranteed to make you laugh.
Ashton is a high school girl with a passion for books. She also participates in other activities such as sports and musical groups.