Four years ago, I was about to start my last semester of college when my group of friends was rocked by some pretty harrowing news: our friend Jay had died. While it didn’t come as a shock necessarily (he had been in a car accident a week prior, and was in a medically-induced coma), it… Continue reading Grief in Reading
It’s the birthday of one of the true great American writers: Edgar Allan Poe. I’ve owned quite a few different compilations of Poe’s work throughout my lifetime, and usually have 2 on my shelf at any one time. Why? Well, I’m not quite sure, but that just happens to be the way it is. I’m… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Mr. Poe
I’m pretty lucky that people love to give me books for Christmas. I’m even luckier that people like to give me GOOD books for Christmas. Among other awesome gifts I received from my sister this year was David Ebershoff’s The Danish Girl. I’ve been intrigued by the movie trailers for quite a while, and as… Continue reading The Danish Girl: Review
Well, lovely readers, I’ve decided that it’s time for FifteenThousandPages to change it up a little and get a new look. So now, I need your help. For those of you reading on a computer/tablet…what do you think of #FTP’s new style? Also, can ANYONE help me with WordPress’ seemingly inability to listen to my… Continue reading A new look.
So, I may have lied just a little when I said Under the Udala Trees would be my first book this year – really, it’s the first book that will fulfill my “read from new places!” goal. I went to B&N on Sunday to give my puppy some needed nap time and me some freedom,… Continue reading Four: A Divergent Review
Well, we’ve reached 2016, and my quest for fifteen thousand pages is complete. So what do I do now? It’s a question I’ve been contemplating for some time, since I realized I was actually, definitely going to finish the original challenge. I really felt lost about it for a while. Should I just try to… Continue reading So, now what?