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Character Study: Game of Thrones

April 17, 2013

Game of Thrones is a series (both book and TV) filled with fascinating characters. One of my favorite elements of this series is the way the characters change over time. I greatly admire the way George R.R. Martin is able to make readers change how they feel about these people. Warning: This post does contain […]

The Definition of a Strong Heroine

April 3, 2013

What is a strong heroine?  Many feminists have been thrilled with the recent surge of strong heroines in young adult fiction, such as Katniss in The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins or Tris from the bestselling Divergent series by Veronica Roth, but others have taken a closer look at the current trends and realized an […]

2012 Wrap-Up & 2013 Challenges

January 2, 2013

2012 Wrap-Up Reading Stats Total Books Read: 100 Goal: 200 I suffered a major reading slump this year, so I’m not surprised that I fell so far short of my reading goal. After the rough reading year I had, I was really just thrilled to reach 100. 2013 Reading Goal: 125   Favorite Books in […]

I’m Not Gonna Give It To You – A Response

November 28, 2012

I’m Not Gonna Give it to You (or the Evolution of the Blogger-Author)  – By Stasia Ward Kehoe  A Response I was completely and utterly inspired to write a response to Stasia Ward Kehoe’s delightfully thoughtful post, so you will all now be forced to read what will surely be my less eloquent response. Enjoy!  […]

Bookish Musings – Blogging Tips – Staying Organized

November 17, 2012

Blogging Tips & Tricks When you begin a blog, it is easy to feel excited and upbeat about blogging. Every day you find yourself having brilliant ideas, and it is easy to find the time to write. However, as time goes by and life gets busy, it is easy to find yourself getting behind, but […]