Book Review: Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

This was a wonderful book that covers the very controversial topic of the North Carolina Eugenics Program which lasted until the 1970s; longer than any other state in the nation.  I had mixed emotions throughout this entire book. On the one hand, I was not opposed to the option of sterilization, especially for those women… Continue reading Book Review: Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

Shifting Alliances in Reading

[WARNING: Game of Thrones SPOILERS are in this post, so only continue reading if you are caught up in the books and the show.] This is a post relating specifically to Game of Thrones, but generally to any story long enough to expose its readers to multiple characters in various different lights. I have been… Continue reading Shifting Alliances in Reading

NaNoWriMo: A Realistic Approach

Let's be honest with ourselves, unless you are a full-time writer, English teacher, Professor, Student, or otherwise "paid-to-write," you probably don't have the time to write a novel in one month.  Even if you are one of the above mentioned individuals, your time is still limited and your writing is usually limited to your area… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: A Realistic Approach

Hobbit Battle of Five Armies Trailer: Review

SPOILERS: For any of you who have not read the book, there are spoilers in here for you.  If you have read the book, continue reading! "Can One Actually "Review" A Trailer?" Well, I'm going to try because I definitely have some opinions on what may (or may not) be coming December 17.  First of… Continue reading Hobbit Battle of Five Armies Trailer: Review