New Blog

I’ve decided to start a book blog! I read quite a bit normally so I thought I’d put my reading to good use. http://thecheapreader.wordpress.com/ Don’t worry, I’ll still use this blog as a place to put all of my ridiculous stories. Advertisements

Thursday Tea (March 3)

Thursday Tea is a weekly(-ish) meme hosted by Anastasia. To play along, all you need is a cup of tea, the book you’re currently reading, and the answers to the following questions: what tea are you drinking (and do you like it)? What book are you reading (and do you like it)? Tell us a […]

Kindle rambling

Buying my Kindle was the best decision I’ve made in quite a while. I can’t get over how much I love it. I get books instantly! Free samples of books before I buy a book. Free books. I’ve found tons of public domain books for free that I’ve wanted to read for a long time. […]

App Round Up

I got an iPod Touch last year for Christmas and since then I’ve become somewhat of a app fiend. I’m constantly download apps so here are a few that you should check out! Facebook (free): Pretty self explanatory. My only problem is the updates tend to be buggy so I wait as long as possible […]

Happy Haul-idays!

Chronicle Books is hosting a contest where you put together a dream list of books you’d like get and you could win that list! Pretty cool, right? Check the link for more details. So for my list: Cake Pops by Bakerella ($19.95) Tea & Crumpets By Margaret M. Johnson ($19.95) Cupcake Kit: Recipes, Liners, and […]


As you can probably guess, I’m now constantly looking for free books for my Kindle. I stumbled upon this site the other day. It has a nice mix of public domain books and original books. Most everything is offered in EPUB, Kindle, or PDF format to download. So far I’ve found a few things to […]

Free E-Books

I have to say, I’m quite pleased with the quality of free e-books on Amazon. I thought they would be crappy romance novels but so far the ones I’ve read have been really good. I absolutely could not put Cool Beans down. I’m a bit bummed that the other books in the series aren’t cheaper. […]