You know you’ve gotten lucky when you spend the entire car ride home talking about a government funded program that sends future children out to Mars to recolonize in harmony without the experiences, biases, etc. of those on Earth. Yes, we actually planned out the entire thing seriously.
Future sci fi novel? Could be.
“Things never happen the same way twice.” —C.S. Lewis I came across this quote this morning as I was eating breakfast and it couldn’t have come at a better time.
Book Review #48: If I Stay
Author: Gayle Forman
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary
Just listen, Adam says with a voice that sounds like shrapnel.
I open my eyes wide now.
I sit up as much as I can.
And I listen.
Stay, he says.
Choices. Seventeen-year-old Mia is faced with some tough ones: Stay true to her first love—music—even if it means losing her boyfriend and leaving her…
Good morning! Yesterday was officially the first day of fall; however, it was a beautiful 26 degrees in Calgary so I didn’t want to quite believe it. As much as I love this season (and NOT because of pumpkin spice lattes, because they are gross…or anything artificially pumpkin flavoured really), I just honestly don’t want to give summer up. I’m going to miss the hot weather and casual ways that…
Off the Page
(A.K.A. my non-blogging life)
What’s been happening in my life?
I actually don’t know where to begin guys. It feels like ages since I’ve last given you a full update on my life and what all has gone on this past summer. And I honestly don’t know if this the right medium to explain. Maybe, if you’re curious and/or get confused with random names that pop up in my posts from here on…
“If you had started doing anything two weeks ago, by today you would have been two weeks better at it.”
I have this terrible habit of picking up a book from a new (or new to me) author, reading it, loving it, thinking to myself “OH MY GOD I have read more of his/her books” … and then not. So today I will pay homage to those poor authors because The Broke and the Bookish is making me, and you can all hold me accountable to reading more of their books. Okay?
I have read The Fault in Our…
If I was an author, I’d go into bookstores and find the shelf with my books, randomly sign one, and put it back on the shelf to be sold.