Ken Liu and Wesley Chu at the KGB Bar

                It’s the start of April.  Approximately three months since I posted my resolutions for the New Year.  I can safely say I managed three out of five resolutions.  Not perfect, but not bad either.  The resolutions I managed were numbers 3, 4, and 5.  As you can see from my progress bar, I’ve edited […]

The Ordinary Princess by M. M. Kaye

I recently read an article in the New York Times about some of the struggles women still go through in the workplace.  The article was titled “Speaking While Female.”  The article was fascinating, and it got me thinking about how so many of the attitudes about women and how women should be treated are unconsciously […]

Don’t Diss the Serial Novel, Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Don’t diss the serial novel.  What is a serial novel you might ask?  A serial novel is similar to a trilogy or a chronicle.  Basically the author decides to release his story in parts, either as individual books or a chapter at a time (actually that’s serialized novels but you catch my drift).  Readers who […]

Bargain E-Books For Thrifty Readers

I realized recently that it’s been a while since my last post, and that just won’t do.   To make it up to you all, here’s a list of websites that highlight bargain e-books for those who don’t mind reading from an e-reader or off a computer. If you prefer print, there is a chance that […]

Old Flames

So for the past week I’ve been looking around my pigsty of a study going I have to do something about this.  Yesterday, I finally did. My main obstacle appeared to be the numerous books I’ve acquired laying scatter-shot about me, and my significant lack of bookshelf space.  Conceding defeat, I realized I had to […]