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

Games

“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

Book Quotes, Uncategorized

John Steinbeck

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

Book Quotes, Uncategorized

Margaret Atwood

"We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories." -- The Handmaid's Tale