|Job Title: Bookseller
On your nightstand now: The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling, The Diviners by Libba Bray and The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan
Favorite book when you were a child: Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Your top five authors: Philip K. Dick, J.K. Rowling, Charlaine Harris, David Levithan, Anne Rice
Book you've faked reading: Pride and Prejudice
Book you are an evangelist for: The Divine Invasion, Philip K Dick
Book you've bought for the cover: Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll cover illustrated by Camille Rose Garcia
Book that changed your life: Half the Sky, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Favorite line from a book: “…. we accept the love we think we deserve” The Perks of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Book you most want to read again for the first time: Dune by Frank Herbert
Book you'd take with you to a desert island: True Blood Dead to the World
Favorite quotation: “I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when my fear is gone I will turn and face fear's path, and only I will remain.” Dune by Frank Herbert
Song that has played the most on your MP3 player: "Islands in the Stream" by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton
Best way to spend a weekend: Spending time with my kids.
Your go-to pick for movie night: The Interpreter
Favorite Vacation Destination: India
Window or Aisle: Window
What is the first giveaway that a book is going to be good: As soon as I turn the first page I don’t want to put it down till I’m done.
Best TV or Movie adaptation of a book: Queen of the Damned
Book character you would like to play in a movie: Jane Eyre
|Aisha's Recent Reviews|
|Mary G. Thompson crafts a horrifying and frightening take on adolescence and transformation with her novel Wuftoom.
The novel centers around Evan, a boy with a terribly debilitating disease that has left him almost motionless in bed for over two years. His mother works hard to help find a cure for her son, but he knows the truth of what is ailing him. And that truth is not human.
Gripping, terrifying, supernatural and surreal, Wuftoom is a literary Donnie Darko, a headspin of a tale that will leave you amazed and wanting more.
|Isaac Marion's Warm Bodies was recently made into a film. However, the book delves and explores nuances that the film cannot.
The story is about R, a zombie, who longs to be alive. It chronicles R's journey towards his objective, with a cast of characters and events that are both outlandish and yet eerily human, and very much alive. Marion's writing is intense and crisp, and the flow of his words is both rhythmic and powerful. Warm Bodies is a tremendous reading experience that both captivates the reader and makes them hopeful.
After all, if a zombie can aspire to live, so can we, right?
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