In honor of the last weekend of National Women’s History Month, and the late celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, I have put together a list of some of my favorite female characters from the books I’ve read over the years. There’s no genre requirement here, the characters just need to be women or… Continue reading Who Run the World?
So I’m chugging along reading the Chronicles of Narnia. I’m currently on Book 4, Prince Caspian. I’m a little behind on the reviews though, sorry! I’m getting to them, I promise. I also took a slight detour with another book recently, so there is a plethora of writing to be done by me on the… Continue reading Through the Wardrobe
Okay, WHAT! Now this is just silly. Allie and Libby over at The Excellent Library have again made me a giddy little girl – apparently they actually read and like this thing! It’s pretty cool. They are also pretty cool, so if you read this blog on a semi-regular basis (thank you, by the way)… Continue reading Who? Me? Inspiring Blog Award
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I touched on this last Thursday in regards to Naked Lunch. I’m about halfway through the novel now, so I’m thinking I can force myself through the final 100 pages. But I came THIS close to tossing it out my car window a few days ago. THIS close. I’ll give you…
Woo! I’m going to write a review today! So, I just couldn’t read Emma (by Jane Austen). Couldn’t get into it, for whatever reason – despite loving Clueless! So I’ve set it aside for now, and jumped into something else: The Chronicles of Narnia. I read The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe many, many… Continue reading To Begin Chronicling.
There’s a thing that tends to happen when you read YA and genre fiction. You read a lot of series. As someone who studied English Lit in college, “Literature” (capital L, snooty voice) seems to be made up of fantastic stand alone books. When you look to Children’s, YA, sci-fi, fantasy, however, you see a… Continue reading Gotta Read ‘Em All