I came across a facebook thread earlier today that was about books that make you cry. Someone had challenged themselves to read a book that would make them cry, and was struggling to find one. I added my own contributions to the thread (Lily and the Octopus and A Man Called Ove), and, of course, since it…… Continue reading On Reading and Crying…
Tonight the 59th Annual Grammy awards are on. I wasn’t sure if I was going to watch (tonight, at least. Gotta love the DVR age), but I do have it on. Earlier tonight I was looking through pictures of stars on the red carpet, which was depressing because I didn’t recognize half of the people…… Continue reading “Where Words Fail, Music Speaks” or… My Life
It is officially February. A month when many people celebrate love, pink and red abound, and everything is offered in a heart-shape. In celebration of all of these fun, lovey things, I thought I’d write a post detailing my celebrity obsessions over the years. It is no secret that I am a lover of pop…… Continue reading “Without obsession, life is nothing” – John Waters
Disclaimer: If you follow me on Goodreads, this is essentially a repeat of that review with a few changes (including the addition of a couple pictures). First book down in the Harry Potter re-read challenge! It is hard to believe Sorcerer’s Stone was originally released 20 years ago. When I think of 1997 I think…… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
This won’t be a long post (I’ll have a regular post up soon…I think). If you know me at all, you know I’m a reader. I have been ever since I was capable of reading. Some of my most vivid childhood memories are library-related: Lock-ins at the library near our house in the city when…… Continue reading Short and Sweet –Books, books, books!