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Top Ten Tuesday: Harry Potter Fandom – Quote Style

4 Apr


I had a difficult time with this topic! I’m not super into any one thing, unless it’s books, but I decided to go with Harry Potter because I do love the series, I just don’t do the whole writing fan-fiction, purchasing merchandise, etc. part of fandom. So instead I chose ten quotes from the books that I loved.  Enjoy!hp quote 1 (1).pnghp quote 2hp quote 3hp quote 4hp quote 5hp quote 7hp quote 6 (1)hp quote 8hp quote 9hp quote 10

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(Unofficial) Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books or Vin & Leo… or Funny Picture Books

28 Feb

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I get the chance to hang out with some pretty awesome kids at the library, but two of y favorites are Vin & Leo, brothers who come at least once a week to the library for storytime, play time, or to check out some new books. So, on behalf of a request for new books for them to read (they love funny books), I am devoting this (unofficial) Top Ten Tuesday to these guys… enjoy! (And apparently there are a lot of funny chicken books out there… who would have though!)

  1. Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great by Bob Shea
  2. Everyone Loves Bacon by Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by Eric Wight
  3. Chicken Cheeks by Michael Ian Black, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
  4. Stuck by Oliver Jeffers
  5. Guess Again by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Adam Rex
  6. This Book Just Ate My Dog! by Richard Byrne
  7. More Bears! by Kenn Nesbitt, illustrated by Troy Cummings
  8. Chickens to the Rescue by John Himmelman
  9. Froodle by Antoinette Portis
  10. Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein

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Top Ten Tuesday: Visually Appealing Picture Books

31 Jan

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This week’s Top Ten Tuesday theme was all about the visuals and since I just recently created a graphic novel list, I wanted to try my hand at something else – enter picture books. Picture book illustration is truly an art form and there are some amazing artists in the picture book world right now. I had a hard enough time not only repeating an illustration, but also choosing which ten I would highlight.  I hope this provides you with a wide range of illustrations styles to feast your eyes upon!  Enjoy!

  1. The Whisper by Pamela Zagarenski
  2. The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney
  3. Mirror by Jeannie Baker
  4. The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles by Michelle Cuevas, illustrated by Erin E. Stead
  5. All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon, illustrated by Marla Frazee
  6. To the Sea by Cale Atkinson
  7. Julia’s House for Lost Creatures by Ben Hatke
  8. This Is Sadie by Sara O’Leary, illustrated by Julia Morstad
  9. Home by Carson Ellis

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Top Ten Tuesday: 2016 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To (Graphic Novel style)

10 Jan

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So I took this topic and focused solely on the graphic novels I want to read.  I’ve got a HUGE list of titles from the Nerdies Awards that I’d like to get to so I wanted to narrow my list a little and focus just on graphic novels.  As you can see there are titles for early elementary school age, middle grade and young adults – all on my TBR list!

  1. The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson
  2. Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
  3. Narwhal Unicorn of the Sea by Ben Clanton
  4. Compass South by Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock
  5. Lowriders to the Center of the Earth by Cathy Camper and Raul the Third
  6. Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke
  7. Snow White by Matt Phelan
  8. Paper Girls, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan
  9. HiLo 2: Saving the Whole Wide World by Judd Winick
  10. The Imitation Game: Alan Turig Decoded by Jim Ottaviani

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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Favorite TV Shows

6 Sep

I love TV shows that are entertaining (and usually light-hearted). I tend to lean toward comedies and/or superhero shows filled with action and adventure.  None of these are probably new to you, but these are some of the shows I’m enjoying right now!

  1. The Big Bang Theory – 30-something year old friends living in California – super nerdy, always hysterical and heartfelt at the same time.
  2. Arrow – I’m a huge fan of super hero movies and shows.  I started watching Arrow on Netflix and caught up and watch it on The CW.
  3. Orphan Black – A BBC America show that is absolutely amazing about clones all played by one actress who does such an amazing job you forget she’s the same person in a number of different roles.
  4. New Girl – A quirky 30-something living in a loft with a few friends, a love interest and a cat where hijinks ensue around every corner.
  5. Jessica Jones – A dark take on the superhero storyline, but one that was very well done on Netflix and I’m anxious for the next season.
  6. Stranger Things – This is one I wasn’t keen on starting (I’m not a fan of scary things in general), but the acting was superb and in the end I really enjoyed it.
  7. The Blacklist – A fugitive on the FBI’s most wanted list agrees to work with the FBI on one condition – he works with one person only.  This is an awesome show about tracking down the worst of the worst.
  8. Bob’s Burger – an animated TV show about a family who own a burger joint in a small town.  The family is hysterical and if you pay attention the opening credits the store front on the right of Bob’s Burgers changes in each episode as does the pest control company’s truck.  Plus any show that has it’s own cookbook has my vote!
  9. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – A young woman who was left in an underground shelter by the leader of cult is now living in NYC and taking control of her life – and you can imagine how that works out.
  10. Archer – Another animated show, this one is much more adult than Bob’s Burgers, but very funny and entertaining about spies.

What are you watching?

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish

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