The First Time I Realized that Stories Don’t Always Have Happy Endings

From a young age, I had been fascinated by stories. From sitting in front of my mother as she read me a Darkwing Duck picture book for the hundredth time, to watching movies and playing video games, I could always get lost in a narrative. When I was growing up, I was exposed to the … More The First Time I Realized that Stories Don’t Always Have Happy Endings

Quick Book Review: W.A.R.P.: The Reluctant Assassin by Eoin Colfer

It’s rare that I start a book I don’t finish. I have a thing about seeing things through to the end. Unless something really bothers me, I will usually stick with it, either in the hopes that it will get better, or because there’s something to keep me turning pages. I tend to care about … More Quick Book Review: W.A.R.P.: The Reluctant Assassin by Eoin Colfer

Quick Book Review: The Liveship Traders Trilogy

I got myself hooked on Robin Hobb’s work with the Farseer trilogy, a series of books focusing on the land of the Six Duchies and one assassin attempting to navigate the violent landscape spread before him. The books had a strong focus on character development and world-building, with action generally quick or glossed over. Long … More Quick Book Review: The Liveship Traders Trilogy

On Apologies

I’m going to talk about something more serious than my typical subject matter. I’m also going to keep it brief and vague, because I don’t want to air my dirty laundry on this blog. But, I am going to put my thoughts down for those interested. Apologies. How many of us have ever done something … More On Apologies