I first read Outlander about fifteen years or so ago. My mom gave it to me, saying, “I know you don’t like time travel, but just get over that, and read this book.” Rarely does my mom do that, but when she does, she hits the mark. In fact, she gave me Harry Potter in much the same way, about four months before it exploded, saying, “Stick with it. Trust me.” After hearing about the upcoming series on Starz, and discovering it was only $1.99 for […]
I suppose my decision to read
When I started off reading this book, I thought it was going to be about the mother Mag’s journey with her mixed race daughter Frado.
On my second try reading Walden by Thoreau, I made it about a 1/4 of the way before giving up and desperately perusing my Kindle for anything else to read. That’s when I started reading The Adventures of Sally (1921) by P.G. Wodehouse. The Adventures of Sally was a book I’d picked up shortly after buying my Kindle, when I discovered the large number of free classics available on Amazon. I’d never heard of P.G. Wodehouse before but he had positive reviews and it’s hard […]
Thomas wakes up one day to find himself in a field with other boys surrounding him. He has no memory of who he is or how he got there. Same as the others before him. He soon learns he is trapped in a maze and joins their quest to find a way out. This series starts as many YA series do. Strong, compelling, slightly twisted. But by book three, I find myself back to 2006, watching the third season of LOST – frusterated, confused, and […]