Category Books about Books

A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

The first thing that became clear to as I read the first few pages of A Ladder to the Sky is that I’ve never despised a character as much as the protagonist, Maurice Swift! Maurice, who came from a humble family, had always dreamt of becoming a world-renown novelist. For him, writing represents a way […]

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Semi-major announcement: I¬†offered to volunteer at the local library bookstore. ūüôā I have a meeting set up, and if all goes well I will be volunteering there soon enough! So it only seemed fitting that I pick up¬†Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, a book that I have owned for sometime now, and just get on with […]