NaBloPoMo is over and Lin-Manuel Miranda is adapting “The Kingkiller Chronicle”

This is it! The final day of NaBloPoMo! WOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It's been fun. And I say that genuinely. It has genuinely been fun. It's a challenge to write a blog post every day, and the best part about it is proving to myself that I can actually do it. That way when I'm feeling out-of-the-blog in… Continue reading NaBloPoMo is over and Lin-Manuel Miranda is adapting “The Kingkiller Chronicle”

Book hauls

Surprise Haul!

YAY! I'm calling this haul the "Surprise Haul" because it includes 2 books that were a nice surprise in the mail when I received them! I will start with those: First is The Love that Split the World by Emily Henry. This book came from Larkin at Wonderfilled Reads, who had a giveaway recently for reaching… Continue reading Surprise Haul!

Book reviews

Review: The Wise Man’s Fear

The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss. DAW Books, 2011. FINALLY! This review was so long coming and I'm thrilled to finally be writing it. I started reading this book in December; it's a 994-page Goliath. The Wise Man's Fear is the second book in the Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss (I reviewed the first one here). I… Continue reading Review: The Wise Man’s Fear

Book reviews

Review: The Name of the Wind

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. DAW Books, 2007. This review is spoiler-free! I finally read it! I finally finished it! I was introduced to this series a few years ago by one of my best college friends. But it wasn't until BookTubeAThon and NerdCon: Stories this year that I finally purchased and began to… Continue reading Review: The Name of the Wind

Rants & Reflections

Reading and empathy

Right now I am currently reading The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (which is excellent so far, btw). I was reading it this morning and came across the following quotation: "That's why stories appeal to us. They give us the clarity and simplicity our real lives lack." The character who said this is the… Continue reading Reading and empathy