Harry 50th Birthday JK Rowling! And Happy 35th Birthday Harry Potter! Today’s post is a necessary one. As you’ve all learned over the past few months, I am a MAJOR Potterhead. I love Harry Potter almost more than real people. In fact, I do love Harry Potter characters more than certain real people I know.… Continue reading The Potter-Rowling Gift Exchange
Well, I’m back again on the Times Union blog this week, talking about Courtney Summers and her novel Some Girls Are – and the fact that it was banned from a summer reading list because of one single irate mother. You can check out the post here! (I’ll also paste the post below the cut).… Continue reading From The TU: On Banning Books
Lovely readers I am just chugging along with my quest for fifteen thousand pages. I read three books last week! They were YA, though, and I tend to fly through that genre because I just find it so fun. I still have not finished Twain. WHOOPS. Sabaa Tahir’s debut YA novel, An Ember in the… Continue reading An Ember in the Ashes, A Review
When I was recently reading Hunter S. Thompson’s The Rum Diary, I couldn’t help thinking how he’d written it in a way that just screamed for it to be made into a movie or tv series (and it was, Johnny Depp starred in the movie). But since I didn’t really enjoy that book, I didn’t… Continue reading A Series of Adaptations: Who Deserves Time on the Small Screen?
So, as most of you know, I also blog for the Times Union book blog! It’s a pretty fun thing that I do every couple of weeks, but I definitely miss putting those posts on here, because I love FifteenThousandPages and all of you lovely readers. Unfortunately, despite using a WordPress platform, I can’t figure… Continue reading Another Reblog from the Times Union: What books are your favorite characters reading?
Okay so THIS is fun. I was nominated by That Weird Brown Girl to do the “Allergic to E” challenge. It’s simple in concept: write a paragraph without using the letter e. As WBG said, hats off to Redefining Random for coming up with such a fun idea. The Rules Are: Write a whole paragraph… Continue reading All[e]rgic to E.