I fell in love for the first time at 15. The object of my affection was completely unaware of my regard, however, not because he was a Hollywood actor or boy band heartthrob, or even my high school’s star quarterback, but because he existed only within the pages of a Jane Austen novel. Now before … Continue reading On Falling in Love with Fictional Characters: Life Lessons from My Literary Crushes
Libraries have always had their own kind of magic. Everyone who loves books knows this. The endless fantastical possibilities for learning, adventure, and self-discovery contained within the pages of all those rows and rows of shelves and shelves of books have a strange kind of power to both entice and enlighten. And as if real … Continue reading Five Fictional Libraries I Wish I Could Visit
So we've read about casting Austen heroines as the Avengers, and Disney Princesses as pretty much everything, but have we combined them yet? If not, why has it taken so long? Two of the biggest names in popular culture are begging to meet, and I’m going to introduce them! Before getting into specifics, there are … Continue reading What if Disney Princesses were Jane Austen Heroines?
This blog is exactly what the title says. I've been writing about books for almost as long as I've been reading them, and thought I should finally have a blog dedicated to books! I've written quite a bit about books on previous blogs I've had, so I'll probably be recycling some of those posts on … Continue reading Hello Readers!