Title: Never Let Me Go Author: Kazuo Ishiguro Publisher: Vintage (2006) Brief Summary:Kathy, Tommy, and Ruth grow up in a private boarding school in the countryside of England. They, along with the other orphans here, are told constantly how special they are. Years later, Kathy meets Tommy and Ruth as an adult and together they…… Continue reading My Favorite Books #6: Never Let Me Go
Read: January 2020 Publisher: Delcorte Press (2019) Genre: Realistic, young adult Pages: 373 Brief summary:Everything changed the night Ava’s house caught fire. She lost her parents, she lost her cousin, she lost 60% of her body to burn scars. Now that she’s healing physically, her aunt and uncle want her to reintegrate into society by…… Continue reading Scars Like Wings by Erin Stewart (Review)
Title: If I Stay Author: Gayle Foreman Published: Speak (2010, reprint edition) Brief Summary:Mia wakes up on the side of the road, only to watch as the medics take her body to the emergency room. She observes her struggle from a distance while taking us back through her memories of her family, her prodigious journey…… Continue reading My Favorite Books #5: If I Stay
Glass is the third movie in M. Night Shyamalan’s trilogy, the first two being Unbreakable and Split. I saw the first two before and in spite of only liking the first movie the best, I wanted to finish up the trilogy just to say I saw it. My fiancé came over for the day on…… Continue reading Some Thoughts on the Movie “Glass”
About a week or so ago, I started reading Harveting the Heart by Jodi Picoult. I’m not a big fan of the author, with only one or two of few books I’ve read that I actually liked. However, when I saw this particular book at the Goodwill store, the premise sounded interesting, and I gave…… Continue reading Harvesting the Heart by Jodi Picoult (DNF)
You discover your wonderful one year old child is, because of a mixup at the hospital, is not yours. Would you want to exchange the child to try and correct the mistake? Wow. So, my initial thought is that because I spent one year with the child I thought was mine, I already invested in…… Continue reading Question of the Week #6
This past Friday, I wrote three blog posts and scheduled one a day from Saturday to Monday. I did this because I knew I was going to be away for the weekend and wanted to have something written and posted for the weekend. I’ve been doing so well in writing daily that I didn’t want…… Continue reading Should you schedule blog posts?