Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Express Yourself: Childhood Books

The Express Yourself Weekly Meme is made possible by Jackie @ Bouquet of Books and Dani @ Entertaining Interests.  Each week comes with a question to prompt self-expression. This week's question deals with one of my favorite things in the world.  Books.

What books did you enjoy as a child?

When I was in elementary, the Goosebumps books by R.L. Stine were immensely popular, and I read most of them.  It wasn't at all uncommon for me to get through a book in a single sitting.

Photo from Flickr/ brittanysoup.
From there though, I dove straight into the realm of adult books.  I loved Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton.  I read it because I loved the movie, and though I didn't yet understand all the science in it as a ten year old kid, it excited me.

Science fiction books always held a certain appeal for me, so those made for some of my favorite stories.  I like stories that defy the ordinary, everyday things in my life.  That always has been, and always will be, the case.


  1. As a kid, I liked The Mouse and the Motorcycle.
    And read Jurassic Park as an adult in two days!

  2. I saved most of my Goosebumps books for my own kids... And, though my daughter is only 5-- we've already busted a few of those out. (She's going to be a horror junkie like her dad)

  3. My kids love Goosebumps! I didn't read them when I was little.