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”
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!
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
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
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