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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

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

books

Take A Look at Some of These Awesome Picture Books!

For my Writing Children's Stories class, I was assigned a project to read several picture books and review them. Having a shameless love for picture books, I excitedly made my way over to the bookstore, sat in the children's section, and read a nice dose of childhood. Whether you are a child at heart, have… Continue reading Take A Look at Some of These Awesome Picture Books!