Begin

Begin with yourself. Look at yourself, how you are, what you dream of, what you want. Start there, and start small. Begin with what you love. Read your romance novels, your horror novels, your contemporary fiction, your classics. Listen to your classical music, your pop, hip hop, rock. Play your sports, run your races, climb […]

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Perfectly Rounded

Grew our own pumpkins this year. Can you believe it’s perfectly round like a pumpkin should be?

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The Green Mile by Stephen King

I’m not sure how most people feel about Stephen King, as he’s one of those authors that people either love or hate because of the genre he writes in throughout most of his career. I do, however, think that The Green Mile is an exceptional book that transcends all genres and touches on ideologies that […]

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Bee-utiful

On a nice fall day, even the bees want to come out to enjoy the flowers.

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15 Boring Facts About Me

I saw this on Facebook and I thought it was an interesting idea, so I thought it’d be a great blog post. The post states that the teacher asks his students to share a boring fact about themselves rather than an interesting fact because interesting facts put too much much pressure on the student. I […]

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15 Books Set in Ohio

So I’m from Ohio, and surprisingly, I haven’t seen or read many books from Ohio. Curious to see what kinds of books pop up set in my home state, I googled “books set in Ohio.” The following list is pulled from a couple different places in the top search categories. Perhaps you and I will […]

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Thoughts on: Divergent by Veronica Roth

One of my favorite dystopian trilogies is Divergent by Veronica Roth. I love the world that Tris lives in; I find it interesting that people are divided into different factions based on their strongest trait. But the best book in the trilogy (aside from the first one, of course) is Allegiant. When I first started […]

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Don’t Read The Cold Vanish by Jon Billman

I was going to write this earlier in the week, but I didn’t due to other distractions in my life. But I’m going to write about it now. Please don’t read The Cold Vanish by Jon Billman. And here’s why: First of all, let me say that when I saw this on display in Barnes […]

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21 Books on My To Read Shelf

As always, I’m constantly adding books to my “to read” shelf. I haven’t finished any other books on my to read shelf. Or what I already half. And yet…I keep  adding to it because that’s what I do. So, here are 21 of the latest books I added to my “to read” shelf: The Ballad […]

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