Tuesday, August 23, 2011

{Read. Share. Explore.}

Do you love to read? Do your friends read about similar topics or prefer the same authors as you? Would it be beneficial to know what they've read, what they're ratings & reviews are and if you could possibly book swap?

You may have noticed my Shelfari gadget on this blog page but if not, check it out! Shelfari is an online book community that allows you to share what you've read, are currently reading or want to read. While it may not be an everyday tool (unless you're a teacher), it can be a great resource for discovering new authors or organizing a book club. Build your bookshelf, make new friends (or just browse what others read) & enjoy!

I just picked up A Thousand Splendid Suns at the library yesterday and am anxious to start it. This summer I have flipped flopped between chick lit and modern fiction to switch it up a bit. It's hard to capture everything I've read and liked, especially considering I was an English Lit major, so my current bookshelf is a compilation of recent reads over the past year or two. Now put that library card to work!

“The more that you read, the more things you will know.
The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
-Dr. Seuss

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  1. Wow, that is so cool. I might have to just grab a bookshelf of my own.

  2. This is a really neat concept! A Thousand Splendid Suns is one of my favorite books. It will have you smiling and crying. It is Beautifully written. I hope you enjoy it :)

  3. Amanda - It actually is pretty sweet! Definitely try it out :)

  4. Lyndsie - Isn't it?! I'm glad you enjoyed the book because I have only read the first few chapters and I'm already hooked! I liked The Kite Runner (although I felt it was an intense read) and so I know what I'm getting into with this author. He is excellent! Thanks :)