Thalia @ Pictures in the Words

I'm Thalia! I run a book blog called Pictures in the Words and I hope to be an editor for YA fiction. I'm a GoodReads refugee!



Currently Reading

The Martian
Andy Weir
Progress: 31/369 pages
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien, Humphrey Carpenter
Progress: 193/432 pages
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
J.K. Rowling
Progress: 43/766 pages
The Children of Húrin
J.R.R. Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien
Progress: 313/313 pages
Buttermilk Hill - Ruth White Okay, I realize that this book is more of a children’s book, and therefore probably shouldn’t be judged as harshly. I also needed a pretty thin book to read between Lock and Key and starting my October book for my book club at school, and I had about a week to kill. I got this book for free from Read Across America in about the third grade, so that shows you just about how old it is. So rather judging based on complexity and different elements like I normally would, I’m trying to be a bit more lenient. However, based on writing alone, this isn’t the greatest of books, even for a kids’ book.Read more?