Review: Still Water Bending

I've been on somewhat of a writing hiatus, which is probably just a fancier way of saying I came up with too many ideas to write about and am too lazy to finish one of them. I'm back to reviewing every book I read this year, and this one makes eighteen! This blog is turning more … Continue reading Review: Still Water Bending

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Writing Advice That Will Make You Suck it up and Write

A few weekends ago, I went to a boat show and met a local author. She recommended that I join some local writing groups, because writing is a "lonely" hobby. It's true that writing is something you practice and improve upon on your own, but criticism is also an important part of writing. If you … Continue reading Writing Advice That Will Make You Suck it up and Write

Review: Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

When the internet is plastered with quotes from a book, you know it must be good. I have wanted to read The Perks of Being a Wallflower for years, and I'm so excited I finally finished it. I absolutely love the style Chbosky wrote in; it really sounded like a freshman talking to me, because of … Continue reading Review: Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Review: Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express

They call her "the Queen of Mystery", "the world's best-selling author of all time." There really is no excuse as to why I have not yet read an Agatha Christie mystery. Now, I can proudly say that I was introduced to one of literature's greats. Murder on the Orient Express is the most blunt, clear title … Continue reading Review: Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express