Book to movie adaptations are cool and everything, but what about book to video game adaptations?
Even cooler. Imagine running, jumping, and interacting with the characters you read about on a paperback. Sure, you aren’t physically doing all those things—it’s your thumbs on the game controller doing the bulk of the action. But, being able to see and hear a world you could only conjure in your head, even if it’s only from a device, is an enterprise worth marveling. Here are five books I think would make good
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(if not great) video games:
My bookish habits have gone through a fair amount of change these past few years, largely due to the blogosphere.
Sometime between scrolling through all the book blogs and seeing many similar-themed posts, my brain reached a tipping point and was rewired to think more like the rest of the blogging community (🐑 <— me, a sheep). There were some bookish things that I refused to accept until you all, without meaning to, knocked some sense into me. Here are five bookish things I’ve changed my mind about (thanks to you all 🥂!):
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It’s almost Spring!
Weather wise, it personally doesn’t feel like spring where I am. It’s hot, muggy, oppressive and the only “animals” giving birth in this heat are mosquitoes.
Is it obvious I’m in the tropics?
But seasons aren’t just defined by the change of weather they bring. Seasons can stir feelings and emotions in us—like how summer enacts idleness or winter intensifies our desire for affection. In the case of spring, this season offers us a clean canvas in which we feel like we can start afresh.
I’m ɢʀᴀᴅᴜᴀᴛɪɴɢ from university in a few weeks, so while the weather doesn’t align with the scientific definition of spring, my state of mind and wary eagerness for new beginnings is definitely clinging to the idea of spring.
For this *Top 5 Wednesday, I tried to choose books that inspired me to change in any way or taught me something that I was able to utilize to enhance some part of my life. In retrospect, it seems that self-help books and coming of age stories scream spring to me 🙂: Continue reading “5 Spring Reads”
Happy (almost) Thanksgiving 😄!
Every book I read is a unique experience. Some of these experiences are memorable for being enlightening and many simply from the joy and comfort they brought to me. There are so many books I’m thankful for, but I managed to pick out only five for this week’s *Top 5 Wednesday:
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Science fiction and fantasy are two of my favorite genres to read, and I’ve been able to read a handful of fantastic books from both categories. That being said, it took me a while to decide on just these five books for this week’s Top 5 Wednesday:
Top 5 Wednesday (#T5W) is a bookish meme created by Lainey (Gingerreadslainey) in 2013. You can learn more about it by visiting the group’s goodreads page.
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I find it easy to get caught up in reading all the newly released or renowned books. But, a lot of times, a book’s popularity is not proportionate to how much I enjoyed it. There are a lot of lesser known/talked about books I adored, so here are five of my favorite underrated books that deserve more attention:
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Let me just put this out there: my hypothetical New Year’s Eve party would ideally be the mellowest get together ever. Picture people playing board games on a living room floor, the Times Square ball drop broadcasting on the TV. (So, basically what I do every year except with people ten times cooler than me.) But as I chose the characters I would invite to the party, I realized that there was no way that it could be mellow. Here are
five seven characters I would invite to my New Year’s Eve party:
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Sometimes my procrastination gets so severe that I put off reading books that I actually want to read. One of my resolutions
(for next year, of course) is to end this awful habit. Here are five books that I finally want to read in 2017:
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