Book Review- Till We Have Faces

Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C.S. Lewis is the repackaged myth of Cupid and Psyche, told through the perspective of Orual, Psyche's older sister. Set in the city-state of Glome, a small, primitive kingdom, the tale begins as an accusation against the gods for their injustice against Orual. She opens the narrative with … Continue reading Book Review- Till We Have Faces

Read, Reading, and To be Read: January 2019

All you book bloggers out there are great, you know that? Not only do you share so many fantastic books I probably would not have heard of otherwise, but you also keep me accountable in my own reading. So book bloggers and those who benefit from your hours of sifting, reading, and analyzing- here's to … Continue reading Read, Reading, and To be Read: January 2019

Read, reading, and to be read

I might not be the most fastidious when it comes to regular blogging, but this month I at least have a good reason! I've upped my game when it comes to reading and writing. As much as I really love keeping up this blog, I think my time (and maybe yours, too) is better spent … Continue reading Read, reading, and to be read

Audio Review: The Chronicles of Narnia

Q: How do you survive an entire day of driving with a carsickness-prone preschooler and an infant? A: Coffee, snacks, your best Disney playlists, and AUDIOBOOKS. And what better stories to introduce to your kids for the first time than those of Narnia? As previously mentioned on this blog, I'm forever in love with C.S. … Continue reading Audio Review: The Chronicles of Narnia

Friday Frippery: Famous Authors’ Rejections

Thanks to an ever-growing pile of rejections I've collected over the past few months, I've been pondering the place of the rejection letter in the life of a writer. Am I submitting to the wrong places? Does my work need to be more polished? Is it simply supply and demand? Each of those questions could … Continue reading Friday Frippery: Famous Authors’ Rejections

Harry Potter and the Fear of Missing Out

A recent post over at The Orangutan Librarian got me thinking about my childhood reading, and it may surprise you to learn it was bereft of Harry Potter. I grew up in an Evangelical Christian household, and thanks to James Dobson and Focus on the Family, we eschewed Harry Potter due to the overt use … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Fear of Missing Out