The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is one of my favorite classic short stories. Almost everyone knows the story or at least recognizes the name. There are so many adaptations, so obviously, I couldn’t talk about just one adaptation. I'll start with my least favorite. This movie adaptation is directed by Tim Burton. This may be … Continue reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Book vs. Adaptations x4
Time just runs away from us. I had meant to post my top 5 fall book wish list back in September. Well better late than never! Here are my top 5 books that I HOPE to read this Fall. 1. Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson -This is a biography that dives into the passion and … Continue reading Fall Wish List!!!
“You are as real as anyone, and your doubts make you more real, not less.”-Turtles All the Way Down by John Green John Green, you have done it again. I just closed the book about a half hour ago and I am still processing my emotions, so just bear with me. Aza Holmes is a … Continue reading Turtles All the Way Down by John Green Review!
I am a huge fan of fantasy novels! So, when I found out I won The Tower of the Arkein by Chase Blackwood from Goodreads, I was excited! I read the premise and knew it would be something that I would enjoy. When I received it in the mail I was shocked to find that … Continue reading The Tower of the Arkein by Chase Blackwood Review
When it was announced that The Giver by Lois Lowry was going to be made into movie, I was ecstatic! I have always loved this book. I find that I take away something new every time I read it. However, I knew, even before the movie was released, that it would never compare to the book. … Continue reading The Giver Book vs. Movie
After we finished reading (and watching) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, my son could not wait to start reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Like most of us, my 5-year-old son was captivated by the Harry Potter universe. In the 2nd book, Harry starts out pretty down. It’s hard not be upset, especially … Continue reading My son and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Everyone knows the story of Sleepy Hollow, or will immediately recognize the name. It is the short story written by Washington Irving and first published in 1820. This was my book club’s second selection for October! We loved the descriptions and themes that really channel the Halloween spirit. I would like to note that there … Continue reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow By Washington Irving Review
The Giver by Lois Lowry is a Newbery Award recipient. If you went to school in California during the 90’s, then you probably read it in Middle School, like I did. I have read it several times since. Each time is more eye-opening than the last. The reason I read The Giver this time is … Continue reading The Giver by Lois Lowry Review!
I absolutely love everything by Melanie Dickerson! Her newest book A Dangerous Engagement doesn’t disappoint. A Dangerous Engagement is the third installment of Melanie Dickerson’s The Regency Spies of London Series. One thing that I truly love about her books is how she ties all her books together! Felicity Mayson is a friend of Julia … Continue reading A Dangerous Engagement by Melanie Dickerson Review!