Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Emma's Mother

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Emma’s Mother

While she has already passed away years before our story begins, Emma’s mother is an important character because her life and death had such a strong impact on the people around her.  Here are 5 things you won’t know about her from reading the book: Her name is Violet. Her favorite musician was Billy Joel.Read more

Recollection Wednesday: Dark Sun

It took me about a year to read Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb.  It’s not that I didn’t like the topic, it’s that I don’t care enough about the science.  There is a lot going on in the book.  You have the science going on in this book.  A LOT OF SCIENCE.  NotRead more

Weekly Meeting: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

This week I take on Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. Challenges: Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge for topic: book published in the decade I was born (1970s) Book Lust Challenge What You Should Know: This is a well known and loved spy novel from the Cold War era. There is a movie Discussion: I considered finding discussionRead more