Reading Tips, Uncategorized

Audiobooks – A Busy Reader’s Blessing

I'm a slow reader. Scratch that. I'm a reader who likes to take her time. There, that sounds a bit more reassuring. In today's society, it's hard to be a slow reader. Whether you're a student who's assigned 12 books a semester, someone who has a job involving heavy research, or just an average Joe trying… Continue reading Audiobooks – A Busy Reader’s Blessing

Shakespeare Savvy, Uncategorized

Shakespeare Savvy – Visual Guides Save Lives

“And nothing is, but what is not.” - William Shakespeare, "Macbeth" Doth you knoweth the phrase above? Perhaps you have an idea... or maybe you've completely given up on the English language entirely. Don't worry, I get it. Shakespeare is definitely a man of many talents (one of those talents, being a great confusion to… Continue reading Shakespeare Savvy – Visual Guides Save Lives


“Valiant Hearts: The Great War” – Learning History through Gaming

Rarely do we get a game that can blend fiction with reality so seamlessly. Ubisoft’s “Valiant Hearts: The Great War” does just that. Taking place from 1914 to 1917 in war-torn Europe, Valiant Hearts follows the story of four characters: Emile (a father who is drafted to serve in the French army), Karl (son-in-law to… Continue reading “Valiant Hearts: The Great War” – Learning History through Gaming

Films, Uncategorized

“Baby Driver” Review

        When I sat down in that cup-holder recliner, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. From the first scene to the last, Edgar Wright’s, “Baby Driver,” is an experience that will challenge speed limits as viewers drive home from the theaters.         Our protagonist, Baby… Continue reading “Baby Driver” Review

Films, Uncategorized

“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” Review *Spoiler Free*

Emma does not has wind powers. Repeat: Emma. Does. Not. Have. Wind. Powers. Based on the best selling novel by Ransom Riggs, "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children," is a film that I was very excited to see this October. However, when the lights came on after the credits, I was left with nothing but… Continue reading “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” Review *Spoiler Free*

Book Quotes, Uncategorized

John Steinbeck

"Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other." -- Of Mice and Men

Games, health, Mental Health, Uncategorized

Pokemon Go – What It Is, and Why You Should Play It

Hello fellow Pokemon trainers!! So, if you're like me, and have been going to work early just to sit in the parking lot and catch Pokemon, then this post is just for you! If you're not a Pokemon fan, have no idea what it is, or if you're wondering how this showed up in your… Continue reading Pokemon Go – What It Is, and Why You Should Play It

Book Quotes, Uncategorized

Herman Melville

“I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.” -- Moby-Dick, or The Whale

Book Quotes, Uncategorized

R.J. Palacio

“I think there should be a rule that everyone in the world should get a standing ovation at least once in their lives.” -- Wonder