Hello my fellow bibliophiles! Holy crap, is it already July? Where does the time go? I have seven days until my first exam out of fourteen – I live in ZA, in a three term system, so I don’t have vacation right now. 436 more words
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I’m rereading A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness this week. It is an enthralling story with memorable characters. Last night I was reading about a heated discussion among several of the characters, when the following quote jumped off the page. 163 more words
When I was in college as a business major (my second major was English), there was lots of talk about finding your mentors, those people who would take you under their wing and groom you for future success through advice, modeling positive behavior, and extending opportunities to grow. 1,163 more words
An enjoyable conclusion to this hot series focusing on a love story between two Oxford academics – one a witch and one a vampire. Harkness really wraps all the loose ends up here, and if she loses focus somewhat on the love story that made Discovery of Witches so hot, there are other satisfactions here, including a strong sense of what makes a family and an interesting academic twist at the end..