The Book Shire

"Not all who wander are lost." - J.R.R. Tolkien

Recent Ramblings

  • Bang by Barry Lyga

    21 / 07 / 2017

    I wasn't really sure what to expect when I started reading this one, and it hit me like a punch to the gut basically on page [...]

  • Things We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby

    "A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are meant for. This is what they’re meant for, this feeling right here. And maybe . . . maybe it’s what hearts are meant for too."

  • First & Then by Emma Mills

    “A thousand electric cars could run on how you feel when you know that the person you like likes you back. It feels incredible. Like it shouldn’t be possible. Of all the happy coincidences to ever exist, it’s one of the happiest.”

  • Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

    "As if there was any way she was going to say no when Levi wanted to know what happened next. That question was Cath's Achilles' heel."

  • The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

    "Love is contagious, everyone knows that."

  • The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

    "I have traveled through continents, languages, and time trying to understand all that I am and all that has made me such."