It’s that time of year again! Time to start another year of reading. One reading challenge over and on to the next reading resolution. Last year, I did a sort of competition with two of my friends. We battled away, reading as many books as we could, trying to read the most books on our … Continue reading What I Learned From My 2019 Reading
Ten of the best lines in Jane Austen's Persuasion and what they taught me.
“Words could not express the dull pain of these things.” As I read Lord of the Flies, these words rocked my whole being. They flooded into every corner of this story. These words were whispered in hushed tones, then spoken through lips staring out to sea, then shouted over the bathing pool, then in panicked … Continue reading Is Lord of the Flies Worth All the Hype?
I've been using an All-new Kindle Paperwhite for about nine months now and I love it. So, my advice is yes, yes you should. But like anything you've got to know the reasons before making a decision so that you can make sure it is what you are looking for. First things first, I know … Continue reading Should you get a Kindle Paperwhite?
The 10 best quotes from Thomas Hardy's "Far From the Madding Crowd" and why they're so special.
I watched Ender's Game recently and it reminded me of the book that changed my life. Maybe it's a bit of a stretch to say that it changed my life, but it most definitely changed me. And being a changed person can most definitely change your life. I read Ender's Game in high school English. … Continue reading How Ender’s Game Changed My Life
I’ve been sick with a cold these last few days, which is really a shame in the beginning of summer. But really, I don’t mind. At least for now. By default, I’ve set up my relaxation station on the couch, the kind with the coffee table closer than usual, to hold my Murchie’s tea mug. … Continue reading The Place Where the Sidewalk Ends