Well, lovely readers! I took a hiatus from posting the March Madness FifteenThousandPages Bracket for the Easter weekend (and because work was very busy), but now I’m back! And we are one round down. We’ve seen The Serpent of Venice vanquish the Secret Life of Walter Mitty and we watched Red Rising come so close… Continue reading The Sweet Sixteeeeen!
So here we are! After a weekend deciding, Round 1 of my FifteenThousandPages Bracket is complete. Without wasting time, let’s see who moves forward to the Sweet 16. The Fiction Match-ups 1 The Serpent of Venice vs 8 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Winner: The Serpent of Venice, Christopher Moore So, honestly. This was… Continue reading March Madness, Round 1
Okay, so if I had been smart – or had any time the last week or so to write – I would’ve created some elaborate bracket about book characters, etc. to celebrate the start of the NCAA March Madness tournament on St. Patty’s Day. However, I have not done that, so I’m starting today! Over… Continue reading March Maaaaaaaadness!
One of the things I love most about fiction is that, if you really pay attention to what you read, you can easily decipher the state of the world at the time a book was written and published. Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird was published in 1960, 95 years after the end of slavery but… Continue reading Learning from Literature
Well, this weekend was a pretty fabulous reading weekend. Since adopting Jasper in September, my Other Half and I haven’t really taken the time we used to to just sit and read when we’re at home. Really, we haven’t even had the time. Until very recently, getting our hyper little pup to calm down and… Continue reading Review: Orhan’s Inheritance
One day after Read Across America day comes World Book Day. WHAT AN AWESOME WEEK IN BOOKS! IF I had been thinking, and I clearly wasn’t, I would’ve figured out a way to subtly dress as a book character to work today. I’m not sure who I would’ve been, but it would have been awesome!… Continue reading It’s World Book Day!