I was scrolling through my Facebook page the other day and came across a list headlined with something like "Top Five Reasons to Join a Book Club." As an admin for a local book club myself, as well as a book blogger, I was eager to see what this page, which I shall not name,… Continue reading The Beauty of the Book Club
Potter more…or Less?
Now, before anyone raises their wand against me, I promise my title does not mean that I dislike Pottermore and wish to see less of it; I am simply a fan of really terrible puns and plays-on-words and was dead set on using the title. Truthfully, I love Pottermore, and have since I first joined back… Continue reading Potter more…or Less?
Don’t Judge a Movie By It’s Book
I know that that's not how the quote typically goes but I think it is just as valid and relevant as it's counterpart. As more and more books are being adapted to the large and small screens, I felt conversation about readers and the reaction to the film and television adaptations was warranted. We have… Continue reading Don’t Judge a Movie By It’s Book
Our Shared Shelf – Why I Joined Emma Watson’s Feminist Book Club
Well, because I'm a feminist. Actually, it really isn't that simple. Let me start from the beginning. I was raised for the first thirteen years of my life by a single (as in unmarried but dating) mother who instilled in me a profound love of reading and books. This same mother encouraged me to be… Continue reading Our Shared Shelf – Why I Joined Emma Watson’s Feminist Book Club
To Reread or Not to Reread…I’m sorry, what was the question?
Bad jokes aside, I am quite surprised at how many people don't actually like to reread books. I'm equally surprised by how many of those readers think that I am weird because I do. “A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine… Continue reading To Reread or Not to Reread…I’m sorry, what was the question?
A thought on eReaders.
When I was in college, not so very long ago, I took a publishing course because I had always been interested in the publishing process. During one of our many class discussions, we talked about electronic reading platforms and eBooks, listing the effects they had on the publishing market. It was a great discussion,… Continue reading A thought on eReaders.
One Month, 50,000 words. NaNoWriMo 2015
Good day my fellow bookworms! I apologize for my brief absence. I am getting married in three days and have been scrambling to get everything taken care of. October is swiftly passing us by and November with be here sooner than you expect and, with that said, I have one question for you all: Do… Continue reading One Month, 50,000 words. NaNoWriMo 2015