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  1. A New Project/Impromtu Mini Rant

    Hey, everyone; are you warm and cozy in this cold weather? It's just a little chilly, don't you think?

    Christmas break has come to a close and everyone is mourning going back to school, so what better time than to start a new and hopefully regular blog series? Boy, the holidays always give that rejuvenating push that makes a person feel invincible. No complaints, though!

    As the winter goes on and school gets more intense after everyone's brains wake up from vacation (be ...
  2. Books of Ember: Another Late-night Review

    I really need to stop posting during the late hours of the night, but it's alright if you don't mind a little bit of crazy mingled in with the review.

    Tonight I finished the second book in the Books of Ember series, People of Sparks. Again, it's listed as a children's book, but much can be learned from the story and the characters.

    It looks like the author, Jeanne DuPrau, meant this book to be a dissection of war; a cause and effect book. Mission accomplished! It did ...
  3. Books of Ember: a Review.

    The Books of Ember series has been fantastic, sucking the reader into the world of Lina Mayfleet in an instant. As it's technically a series for children, it's not a complicated story to follow, and is easy to finish, but that does not make it bad.

    I've only read The City of Ember and have started People of Sparks, and I have no intention to stop.

    In the first book--City of Ember--a young girl and a young boy with big dreams bond once more over a common interest, and the ...
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