Over the last weekend, I went to see The Super Mario Brothers Movie. I know. I know. I ask myself why too, but alas I went. The movie was very much like seeing the game up on the big screen. In fact, it was the game on the big screen 🤦🏻♀️. But here's my… Continue reading Books and Movies. Do They Undergo the Same Scrutiny?
This is a picture of a bronze plaque implanted into the sidewalk leading up to the New York City Public Library. I took this picture last summer while exploring the city. Have you ever wondered why some books are simply "good" when others are "great"? Consider what the book does to the reader? In the… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between a Good Book and a Great one?
Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng Published by Viking October 2022; 352 pages; Dystopian Lit Celeste Ng is a master at crafting a story. She takes powerful and horrific themes and weaves in a literary style that somehow makes you want to sit up and pay attention. In Our Missing Hearts, Ng tackles the not… Continue reading What Did You Read in November? This Book is Really Good