I haven’t eaten at McDonald’s in 10 years–ever since I watched the Super Size Me documentary.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m not one of those pretentious anti-fast food people who look down their nose at you for ordering some french fries. I’m still fond of Chick Fil-A and, occasionally, Wendy’s and Sonic. But McDonald’s just ain’t my thing.
That said, I’m excited to see what U.K.-based McDonald’s are doing. They’re giving away a Roald Dahl book with each Happy Meal. Eight of Dahl’s stories will be featured, with extracts from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Magical Mischief, George’s Marvelous Medicine, and Matilda. Read more
I don’t know if it’s just that good, or if I’m just that dense, but I had to read this one several times to begin to follow Rushdie.
This is, of course, from Midnight’s Children: Read more
I love books. I love beer.
That’s why the website I’m telling you about today is a favorite.
If you’ve got a few spare minutes, check out bookorbeer.com.
The site gives you a name, like “Constant Disappointment,” and you have to determine whether it’s the title of a Young Adult novel or is a craft beer brewed in New York. No kidding. Read more
I might be going off the rocker with today’s post, but what the heck…let’s try something crazy.
Emojis are everywhere these days. It’s almost like an entire new language you need to interpret. So with that in mind, I thought I’d have a little fun and put together some emojis based on famous novels.
Each set of emojis is based on a famous book’s title OR its plot. Take a look at each one and see if you can guess the titles in the comments! Read more
Thanks to everyone who participated in the book giveaway over the weekend.
On Friday, I asked you to post the worst novel you’ve ever read in the comments section. I’ll randomly select three winners–using a random number generator–and those three winners can pick one novel out of the first 82 I’ve read.
So, without further delay, here are the three randomly selected winners! Read more