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I'm A Book Shark

Freelance copyeditor to all amazing self-published and independent authors. Check out my editing page for more information. <3 Mickey is the blogger behind I’m A Book Shark. She really wishes there was a better explanation for why she’s a book shark. A new twitter name was needed, and it had to be about her favorite hobby: reading! For whatever reason, sharks also came to mind, and a book shark was born. Besides reading, Mickey is a natural reddish-headed, late-twenties, tattooed, entertainment-of-all-kinds lover, wife of husband, mother of reptiles (and a cat and two puppies, all spoiled), student, employee, boss, and (mostly) raw vegan. Oh yeah, and she likes to blog. www.imabookshark.com

Currently reading

The Art of Happiness in a Troubled World
Dalai Lama XIV, Howard C. Cutler
Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves
Joseph Bruchac, Kersten Hamilton, Sara Zarr, Mitali Perkins, Mari Mancusi, Stasia Ward Kehoe, Ellen Hopkins, Dave Roman, Don Tate, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Caridad Ferrer, Jessica Lee Anderson, Melissa Walker, Carrie Jones, Charles Benoit, Jo Whittemore, Mariko Tamaki, Jenn
Missed Periods and Other Grammar Scares: How to Avoid Unplanned and Unwanted Grammar Errors
Jenny Baranick
Budget Savvy Diva's Guide to Slashing Your Grocery Bill by 50% or More
Sara Lundberg
The Edge of Never
J.A. Redmerski
Camouflaged
Selena Laurence
The Sky is Everywhere - Jandy Nelson Loved the narrator, loved the dialogue, loved that I was laughing, OUT LOUD, half the time. :o) Even with the subject matter and the irritation you feel with Lennie sometimes, it's still a great YA novel.

I didn't really love Big. He was kind of weird. And I almost wanted certain things to work out because I'm a weirdo and I love the twist technique. Oh well! I wasn't a huge Joe fan, but he did make Lennie happy. The whole love thing got to me though. I think it's weird that teens in YA novels toss around the word 'love' like it's no big deal. Whatever, people.

Anyway, hopefully this will make you laugh and cry and all that jazz. The audio book version is fantastic, so if you like audio books, do check this one out!