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The Grit And Realism Of "The Sportswriter"

The Sportswriter has that gritty, realistic feel of an Updike novel.

To this point, it’s not near as dark as Rabbit Run, but the overall “feel” is the same. 304 more words


Looking Back On The Lord Of The Rings

Oh, you thought I was done?

Well, I’m almost finished talking about The Lord of the Rings…after today.

I reviewed the book last week and have moved on to… 402 more words


"Well, I'm back," he said.

I’m finished with The Lord of the Rings.

Can I get a round of applause? Thank you.

I’ll be posting my official review tomorrow, but in the meantime I thought I’d share with you the final passage of the novel. 227 more words


The First 70: A Look Back

I usually conduct this little exercise after every 10 books, but I completely forgot after book 70. So I’m a little late this time around. 448 more words


Samwise's Stirring Speech

This is one of my favorite scenes from the three Lord of the Rings movies. This one comes from The Two Towers, and I know it has a little Hollywood screenwriting trickery here. 69 more words


Reading Update: The Darkest Minds - Errors!

Hi everyone. So I’m making this post because I’m on page 172 of The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken and I just can’t seem to get into it. 201 more words

The Darkest Minds

I made a Facebook page!

A little while ago I had made a Facebook page for my YouTube channel, and I had never really done much with it and it wasn’t connected with this blog at all. 126 more words