Archive For

January 2016

High school newspaper :)

In high school I was on the newspaper staff from sophomore year until I matriculated. It was actually considered an English class and you had to be nominated be a teacher and interviewed before...

Steven King novel to be become Hulu series.

Good news for fans of the acclaimed author Stephen King– his #1 bestselling time-travel novel is soon to be a limited series on Hulu! In Stephen King’s “most ambitious and accomplished” (NPR) and “extraordinary”...

The Lost Books of the Bible, Alternative Tales of the Story

Christianity, the most popular religion worldwide with 2.04 Billion Followers. But did you know there are actually missing pieces that were purposely left out of our modern Bibles? Why were some books of the...

Favorite childhood book: Tiger Lily

One of my favorite books to read growing up was “Tiger Lily” by Jodi Lynn Anderson. It’s the story of Peter Pan but in the perspective of Tiger Lily the Indian Chief’s daughter. I...

If I were lost on a stranded island… (books keep us uncrazy)

If I were lost on a stranded island, I would bring these three books. I chose these books because they having meaning (or practicality) in them. Lets be honest here, being stranded on a...

Book to movie adaptions

when comparing books to movies, I prefer books. You can use the words to create your own imagery and the details provided by a single author allow your own interpretation. Once a book becomes...

If I were to be a character in a book, who would I be?

Since I was a kid, I have always been characterized as spontaneous and rebellious. Always outgoing and well liked, adventurous to no end. I sometimes scare my friends, because I tend to be the...

Lost

Lost, is one thing no one wants to be. Especially in an island alone where all you have is the elements and for your luck three books for you to read. Now in this...

Why the Hunger Games series is important

In 2008, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was published and instantly became a phenomenon. The story takes place in dystopian America which they now call Panem and it is split up into 12...

The Rising Cost of Textbooks

I remember being excited on my first day of college. I felt prepared for the semester until my professor stated the cost of the textbook – $257.00. My eagerness to learn crumbled. I didn’t...