Did you know that at least one-third of all the people in the world are introverts? They prefer listening to speaking, reading to going out to parties, staying in as opposed to hitting the grad parties, weddings. They tend to dislike self promotion and favor working on their own over team brainstorming sessions. They are labeled quiet, shy, unsure of themselves, non sociable.... and in many cases that is not true at all.
Did you know the introverts of our society actually approach challenges not as rushed as an extrovert, not speaking as loudly or as quickly as an extrovert, and that is ok? It is ok to be more of a listener and a processor than the up front idea person… Read more
For Lena, the security she once had of a house and a home seems like it was something she must have dreamed long ago. Those memories have taken on a softer faded recall in her mind and sometimes she has to wonder if what she recalls is even true...
For now, since the rescue of Julian, Lena finds herself along with the rest of her group of invalids, back in the Wilds. To Lena, this is a comfort as she finally feels like she is on familiar ground. For Jillian, this is new and unfamiliar territory. He is out of hos comfort zone but as any of the "invalids" as they are so called, have come to know... it never pays to feel too comfortable.
Raven Boys was so different than what I had expected... different good. This is a different writing for Maggie Stiefvater, a more complex and engaging writing.
At sixteen, Blue knows her life is different than others her age. For starters, her family are psychics. This alone would be enough to make her stand out - and she is told that her presence in a room helps her family see into others lives more clearly although Blue sees nothing.
Until one day while Blue and her mother are waiting in the graveyard to see the spirits of those who will die in the next twelve months. And this time, Blue sees something. At first it is a flicker in the air,… Read more
I am all over the board on my reading... I guess favorites would include The Harry Potter Series, Mystic River by Dennis Lehane, Summerhouse and Return To Summerhouse by Jude Deveroux, The Three Sisters Trilogy by Nora Roberts, Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, The Help by Katherine Stockett...
I am an 80's girl so I am really mostly about that.
Shawshank Redemption, Titanic, You've Got Mail, All The Harry Potter Movies, The Great Outdoors...
Reading is my favorite pastime and sharing those reads and book related topics with my readers at One Persons Journey Through A World Of Books.
Oh... and chocolate... and coffee. :)