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Book Selfie Challenge Days 3-5!

Day 3: Your favorite chapter book as a kid
Day 3: Your favorite chapter book as a kid

Day 3: Your favorite chapter book as a kid

I loved this book and still do. The Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine is the story of two sisters, best friends but complete opposites.  When strong, courageous Meryl gets sick, Addie must go on a journey of mythical proportions to save her sister and herself.

Honorable mentions include:The Junie B. Jones series by Barbra Park, A Series of Unfortunate Events series by Lemony Snicket, the Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer and Eragon by Christopher Paolini Continue reading Book Selfie Challenge Days 3-5!

Updates for the Book Selfie Challenge coming very soon!

In the meantime, check out this trailer for As I Lay Dying, directed by James Franco and based on the book by William Faulkner.

It’s available to stream on Netflix and I’m very excited to sit down and watch it tonight! Expect a review/comparison to the book to be up on the blog within the next few days.

Write on!

From As I Lay Dying

By William Faulkner

“…I would think how words go straight up in a thin line, quick and harmless, and how terribly doing goes along the earth, clinging to it, so that after a while the two lines are too far apart for the same person to straddle from one to the other; and that sin and love and fear are just sounds that people who never sinned nor loved nor feared have for what they never had and cannot have until they forget the words.”