I don’t know if anybody is still out there but you’re welcome back at Planet Books. I feel like I’m pushing open a heavy old door and the hinges are full of dust and rust. I haven’t posted on here since August 2011! Well, it’s a new day folks. I’m feeling the desire to blog… Continue reading The Reading Wagon…It’s good to be back on!
Summary ~ Ready Player One ~ At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYER ONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and… Continue reading Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Summary ~ War Horse ~ In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror of the battles in France. But even in… Continue reading War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
Summary ~ Domestic Violets ~ Tom Violet always thought that by the time he turned thirty-five, he’d have everything going for him. Fame. Fortune. A beautiful wife. A satisfying career as a successful novelist. A happy dog to greet him at the end of the day. The reality, though, is far different. He’s got a… Continue reading Domestic Violets by Matthew Norman
… KEWHITE!!! Karen (great name by the way!), please e-mail me your mailing address so I can forward it to Ellen Baker and she can send you your copy of I GAVE MY HEART TO KNOW THIS. To everyone who did stop by Planet Books and enter the giveaway I truly appreciate your time. I… Continue reading And The Winner Is…
Friday Finds ~ July 8th, 2011 This was my favorite meme to put together when I get the time. I like looking at the book covers and putting them all together. It makes me want to go to the book store! Friday Finds is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. While browsing fabulous book blogs, Amazon.com, Washington… Continue reading Friday Finds ~ August 5th, 2011
Summary ~ A Visit From The Goon Squad ~ Bennie is an aging former punk rocker and record executive. Sasha is the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Here Jennifer Egan brilliantly reveals their pasts, along with the inner lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs. With music pulsing on every page,… Continue reading A Visit From The Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan