Category: books

Selling Books at the Dentist

20th June, 2013

It’s been a long time since I went to the dentist. See, my mom is in the dental field and I always went to her job, but when she moved far away…well, yeah.
Today I go, a little embarrassed, and have a sweet conversation with the assistant.
She asked where I worked. …

Mid-Week Muse

30th January, 2013

Have you ever listened to a song and thought, wow that totally reminds me of ____!
Songs do that ALL the time. Sometimes it’s because a certain song has become a theme  for a popular movie. Like Robin Hood Prince of Thieves and Bryan Adams. Come on, you know what song …

Too much of a good thing?

30th November, 2012

How much is too much? In the case of the Griswold’s Christmas lights, I’d say yeah, there’s a limit.Lately I’ve been thinking about books. There are a lot of YA books releasing every year and tons of them are amazing. The more I read, the harder it is to stand …

Books into Video Games

15th September, 2012

It’s no secret that great books get turned into movies and these days it’s all about YA. But what about books being made into video games? If you think about video games that are based off books (Harry Potter, LOTR) they all came out after the movies.
Out of all …

Long vs Short

15th July, 2012

Lately I’ve been reading a lot of contemporary novels which mean I finish them quick–sometimes one day. Now I’m in the middle of reading Grave Mercy which is about 533 pages. The story is intriguing and I definitely love the main character Ismae, but I keep looking at my bookmark …

RTW: Movie > Book

11th July, 2012

It’s been awhile since I’ve participated in YA Highway’s RTW. Here is this week’s post:
What movie have you seen that actually (gasp!) improved on the book?
This is actually an easy one. LOTR: The Two Towers.
Shocked? Well, I have a very good reason.
My FAVORITE scene in the movie is when the …