“When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest.
Is it just me, or are there more of these best books lists floating around this year? I feel like every newspaper, website, blog, etc. has a best books list. I was going to try to put one together, but then I realized that these larger websites have more staff, resources, money, and
Kids, there’s no magic here. A swift departure from those little, obscure books, The Parry Hotter series, The Casual Vacancy is very much a novel for grown-ups. While describing the book to my family, I used the word ‘adult’ so many times that they thought I was reading erotica. But that’s simply the
Written on November 6, 2014
Written on October 30, 2014
This bench was built in memory of my grandfather by the community where he lived and volunteered many hours of his time. He was always manning the grill, flipping burgers, and refilling the beer at the annual barbecue in this park, among other endeavors. It had rained heavily in the days before this photo
I mentioned a few weeks back that I took a vacation to Grand Cayman in the beginning of the summer. What I didn’t also mention is that I went back in late August – but this time for work! I have a new freelance gig as an Investigator (photographer/writer) for Oyster.com. Owned
I’ll be up-front: this book is fantastic. A magnificent story, incredible characters, powerful imagery, and an enlightening look into a turbulent and heartbreaking part of history, The Book Thief has become my new go-to novel when people ask me to recommend something to read. The Book Thief is written from the perspective
Guys, this wasn’t good. The weak comparisons to Jane Austen’s famed works aside, the novel suffers from unmemorable, clichéd characters, a slow pace, and a thin plot. The Jane Austen Book Club is shallow chic lit at its core, trying to parade as something more serious. In full disclosure: I’m female and was an English
Fire by Camila Macaya Palma, CC-BY-2.0.
Summer vacation is over, kids. It’s time to get down to business. With the shorter days and colder weather, I find myself spending more time inside, which for me translates to more reading!