2017 was an interesting year for me. I read WAAAY more manga than I usually do, saw less movies than last year by almost half (43 this year compared to 82 last year), but played far more games. Here are some of my 2017 stats: Total books read: 125 Total 2017 movies seen: 43 In 2016, … More Best of 2017: Books, Movies, and TV
I’m going to an anime convention the weekend after next, so I decided to start looking at what manga I’m excited about, and to check out what new releases have been published recently. The library I work at has a good manga selection, but not necessarily the new releases I’m interested in. I’ve been reading … More New and upcoming manga releases I’m excited about, pt. 1
I am participating in Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge this year (http://bookriot.com/2016/12/15/book-riots-2017-read-harder-challenge/), which encourages you to read more widely and out of your comfort zone. I have seen some great lists of books to fulfill the challenge, so I thought I would do my own since I will be doing research for my own books … More Recommendations: Book Riot’s 2017 Read Harder Challenge Tasks 5-8
My reading plan so far this year has been to try to get through some of the books I own. I want to have a full and interesting library, and I love scouring second-hand bookstores for books I am missing. However, I have a bad habit of collecting them, and then not reading them! Lately, I have been … More Annual Reading Challenges
I read 68 books, including 20 YAs, 17 Graphic Novels, 13 Manga, and 10 Middle Grade Books. I read 18 Canadian authors (26% of books), and three books written by Canadians are in my top 10 (Courtney Summers, Kit Pearson, and Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch). I am also pleased that almost 75% of the books I … More Round-up of 2015
Top Ten Tuesday is a meme by The Broke And The Bookish, and will be a feature on Emma, the Bibliophile-Librarian. In Top Ten Tuesday I make lists of books, because I love books and I love lists. Here at the Bibliophile-Librarian, I cannot guarantee that it will always be posted on a Tuesday, but I will try. I am excited … More Top Ten Books On My Fall TBR
On My Radar is a list of upcoming publications that look interesting and appeal to me. It’s a way for me to track what is coming out, to figure out what I am most excited about, and to make sure I don’t miss anything! This Victorian, steampunk retelling of Frankenstein looks like it could be a lot of fun! … More On My Radar: Mid September, Part 2
My name is Emma, the bibliophile-librarian. I am a graduate student studying for my Master of Information and Library Science, and I anticipate graduating in 2017. True to the librarian stereotype, I love to read. My favourite genres are YA, comics, and manga, and my favourite authors include: Neil Gaiman Cassandra Clare Diana Wynne Jones … More Who or what is Emma the Bibliophile-Librarian?