Books, Real Life

Holiday Book Shopping Guide

Whether you're buying gifts for friends and family or browsing for books for yourself, this list might help point you in a direction. I hope you find something you like. For the history buffs: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari The story of us in under 500 pages. The Anthropology of… Continue reading Holiday Book Shopping Guide

Books

Top 5 Most Disappointing January Reads

This month, I read books hyped books from my TBR. I expected to be blown away by every book I read. For the most part, I was. I loved almost all of the books I read this month. In fact, I positively reviewed 75% of the books I read. THAT'S AN IMPRESSIVE PERCENTAGE. In that… Continue reading Top 5 Most Disappointing January Reads

Books

The Great December Readathon

I mentioned acquiring some serious, award-winning books that I couldn't wait to read. I also mentioned some long-unread books on my TBR and some current rereads. Well. I visited my hometown library. Both the Seattle Central Library and the branch I frequent have a decent YA section stocked with new releases. Walking into the Teen… Continue reading The Great December Readathon

Entertainment, Television

Why I love and hate “The 100”: THE ROMANCE

WARNING: Major spoilers for Season 1 of "The 100" ahead I know people who dislike romance, especially when it distracts from more important plot elements. In my view, there's no such thing as too much romance. Okay, that's not true. I get how frustrating it can be when a subpar romance takes over a great story.… Continue reading Why I love and hate “The 100”: THE ROMANCE

Entertainment, Television

Why I love and hate “The 100”: THE WRITING

WARNING: Major spoilers for Season 1 of "The 100" ahead As I said last time, I like watching this show. It takes a lot for me to commit to a TV show and I watched this show's entire first season with nary a complaint. With few complaints. With a moderate amount of complaints. I LIKED… Continue reading Why I love and hate “The 100”: THE WRITING

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Why I love and hate “The 100”: THE CHARACTERS

WARNING: Major spoilers for Season 1 of "The 100" ahead My writing buddy Chelsea told me to check out a show she'd started watching called "The 100." She promised good characters and excellent eye candy. She neglected to mention it was terrible. Seriously. The first three episodes of "The 100" were some of the worst TV… Continue reading Why I love and hate “The 100”: THE CHARACTERS