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An Olympic Feat: The Boys in the Boat Review

The 2016 Summer Olympics are just about to begin in Rio, so it was perfect timing that I picked up an account of a different set of Olympic Games held 80 years ago.

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Top 10 of ’15: Best Books I’ve Read This Year

As this year comes to a close, it’s time for me to look back and select my favorite books that I’ve read this year.  Here they are, in the order … Continue reading

December 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kate’s Top 12 Favorite Fictional Characters

Out of the countless stories we’ve heard throughout our lives, there are always a few characters who grab our attention in particular and stick with us for a long time. Maybe they are people we’d like to meet, or heroes we want to root for.

June 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Taylor Swift Book Tag Challenge

…in which I list books in categories based on Taylor Swift song titles! I found this challenge on MissPrint’s blog, and it was originally created by The Book Life. We … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

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 · 3 Comments

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 · 6 Comments