Have you ever read a story and felt like you knew an intimate part of the author? In sharing their ideas and characters with us, authors build a bond of unspoken friendship. Just think about it, an author can spend years to a lifetime creating a character(s) whom readers will come to know more deeply … More Long lost friends
Why, hellooooo there. I don’t think I have ever gone on this long of a hiatus since I started my blog. I’ve been battling my perfectionism demons and my online summer classes ( seriously online and summer should never be in a sentence together, talk about horror!). Tomorrow I end my battle with these classes … More A Journey with Shakespeare
For all of those out there who were drawn in or inspired by the Harry Potter series there is the question of whether or not to read J.K. Rowling’s new book “Casual Vacancy”. I happened to be one of the brave souls that not only feels a connection and loyalty to Rowling, but also just … More Happily staying loyal
So, being in a relationship for almost four years now, it is amazing how we are always finding out new stuff about each other (and the fact that we aren’t bored with each other also surprises us.) I have realized that relationships only work if you are really good friends. And I have been incredibly … More Something fun to do…
So, I know I cannot possibly be the only Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien fan out there. In fact, I know a lot of people (do not worry, I won’t name you) that deep down inside really love Tolkien’s series as well as The Hobbit. It is okay, really. I learned an interesting fact … More For the love of Hobbits!
For my twenty-first birthday this year, the exciting thing I did was get to pick out some books at Hastings. This may seem sort of depressing for a twenty-first birthday but I really enjoyed just lounging around Hastings with my boyfriend and acting like a child in a candy store (or a Kassie in a … More Scrambling for words
Recently, with the help of my wonderful mother, I unearthed a new favorite author of mine. Which, for me is a big deal, because mostly I just focus on classics (a lot are going to show up on the GRE). So, I don’t get to read a lot of new authors’ works these days. But … More Good Read!