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Top 7 of ’13: Best Books I’ve Read This Year

Happy New Year’s Eve! It’s that time again! My third annual favorite books of the year post. As those who followed me may have noticed, I’ve been in a bit … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

From Paris to Gotham: Similarities Between The Dark Knight Rises and A Tale of Two Cities (Part 2)

This is the final post in a two-part series comparing The Dark Knight Rises and A Tale of Two Cities. A film based on a comic book and a classic … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

From Paris to Gotham: Similarities Between The Dark Knight Rises and A Tale of Two Cities (Part 1)

Just how much do a 2012 comic book film and an 1859 British novel have in common? I’m about to answer that question! INTRODUCTION “When Jonah showed me his first … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Review: The Girl With Borrowed Wings by Rinsai Rossetti

Summary: Controlled by her father and bound by desert, Frenenqer Paje’s life is tediously the same, until a small act of rebellion explodes her world and she meets a boy, but … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Top 10 of ’12: Best Books I’ve Read This Year

Since it’s the beginning of a new year (and thankfully not the end of the world), it’s time for me to list my favorite books that I read in 2012. … Continue reading

January 6, 2013 · 4 Comments

Review: Such Wicked Intent by Kenneth Oppel

NOTE: This book is a sequel to This Dark Endeavor. Therefore, it will contain spoilers for the first book in the series. You’ve been warned! Summary:  When does obsession become madness? … Continue reading

December 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Review: Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

Summary: Four decades of peace have done little to ease the mistrust between humans and dragons in the kingdom of Goredd. Folding themselves into human shape, dragons attend court as ambassadors, … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · 1 Comment
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