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5 Things which can change your life and how they changed mine.

For most of my life, I’ve lived in the shallow end. I did only what I needed, I wouldn’t rock the boat and I never wanted to do the things which made me happy, I always did things which made those around me happy, or things I believed would make them proud. 901 more words

Writing

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

This fresh narrative from Neil Gaiman is nothing but a hypnotic trip to the past. It gives you the sharpest nostalgia and pulls you backward to help you see what lies beyond. 234 more words

Book Review

American Gods

If I had to boil down Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, I would say that it’s a fairy tale for adults, one meant to show us something about who we used to be and who we are and the road between. 221 more words

Mine

Neil Gaiman - The Ocean at the End of the Lane (2013)

“Grown-ups and monsters aren’t scared of things.”

“Oh, monsters are scared,” said Lettie. “That’s why they’re monsters. And as for grown-ups…” She stopped talking, rubbed her freckled nose with a finger.

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Fiction

Homework: Bibliography Questions

1. Who is the editor of School Library Journal?

The Editorial Director of School Library Journal is Rebecca T. Miller. I found this by going to slj.com and when I didn’t see a masthead on the About Us page, I looked for a column since many periodicals have a column by the editor and this is no exception. 720 more words

Library Science

Book Review: Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman

I was recently told by a friend that a book I had written – as yet unpublished – reminded her of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere. A literary agent also compared elements of the story and characters to those of Gaiman. 1,139 more words

Literature

"The Ocean at the End of the Lane" - Review

I normally don’t read these kind of books, but somehow it caught my interest and kept it, despite having one part, where I felt put off – but that’s due to personal reasons, not really the book’s fault, so to speak. 865 more words

Fantasy