Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Dr. Bennett

Since this was no longer a family structure, I had to think about how the Bennett parents got to fit into this story. Mrs. Bennett, obviously, became Colin’s mother and the sorority house manage. Mr. Bennett became Dr. Bennett and fit into Lizbeth’s academic circle. He is her favorite professor and thesis advisor. Here areRead more

Top 10 Books I Read in 2016

Obviously there are still a few weeks left in 2016 and I am still reading good books through the month, but I am pretty sure I can tell you the top 10 books I have read in 2016.  I have, so far, read 126 books this year and I hope to get in another 9Read more

How Do Book Influence Our Self-Image?

One of the big conversations in popular culture is about diversity in representation of characters.  Most of that conversation revolves around movies and how often white actors and actresses play minority character.  The connected conversation is how rarely there are minority characters in both movies and books.  One example is that the character of RueRead more

Recollect Wednesday: Eleanor & Park

I came late to Rainbow Rowell, but I made up for it quickly.  I am always tentative about taking on a new author, but when certain friends speak highly, I eventually give in.  Even I have trusted advisors when it comes to reading.  Eleanor & Park was the book that turned me into a fan.  Yes,theRead more