Tolkien, Special Editions, and Paper Insects: Foxy Links – July 26, 2019

“It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit or There and Back Again You've probably noticed that things have been a bit slow on the blog this week, which is due to some random mysterious sickness that I've been dealing with. I've… Continue reading Tolkien, Special Editions, and Paper Insects: Foxy Links – July 26, 2019

Banned Books, Part Seven

September 23-29 is Banned Books Week, a week that promotes the freedom to read. Every day this week, I’ll be sharing three banned books that you should add to your TBR lists. Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Part Six Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell While many people remember the… Continue reading Banned Books, Part Seven

Banned Books, Part Six

September 23-29 is Banned Books Week, a week that promotes the freedom to read. Every day this week, I’ll be sharing three banned books that you should add to your TBR lists. Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five     Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Bloom When I… Continue reading Banned Books, Part Six

Banned Books, Part Five

September 23-29 is Banned Books Week, a week that promotes the freedom to read. Every day this week, I’ll be sharing three banned books that you should add to your TBR lists. Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four     The Witches by Roald Dahl Beloved children's authors are not exempt from having books… Continue reading Banned Books, Part Five

Banned Books, Part Four

September 23-29 is Banned Books Week, a week that promotes the freedom to read. Every day this week, I’ll be sharing three banned books that you should add to your TBR lists. Part One Part Two Part Three     Carrie by Stephen King Stephen King's first published novel, Carrie was banned in some places due to people… Continue reading Banned Books, Part Four

Banned Books: Part Three

September 23-29 is Banned Books Week, a week that promotes the freedom to read. Every day this week, I’ll be sharing three banned books that you should add to your TBR lists. Part One Part Two   The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain This may be one of the most well-known banned books in… Continue reading Banned Books: Part Three

Book Review: The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway

He looked across the sea and knew how alone he was now. But he could see the prisms in the deep dark water and the line stretching ahead and the strange undulation of the calm. The clouds were building up now for the trade wind and he looked ahead and saw a flight of wild… Continue reading Book Review: The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway

White is for Witching – Helen Oyeyemi

“Dear Miranda Silver, This house is bigger than you know! There are extra floors, with lots of people in them. They are looking people. They look at you, and they never move. We do not like them. We do not like this house, and we are glad to be going away. This is the end of… Continue reading White is for Witching – Helen Oyeyemi