Top Ten English Books I Hated/Loved Seeing on My Syllabus

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. School’s here. This week’s Top Ten Tuesday offers a freebie topic and includes ten books I either hated or loved seeing in my English syllabus throughout college. While I majored in Journalism, English courses served to round our education into deeper…

Monday, Monday

Good Monday, Everyone! How did your weekend go? Fast? Exciting? Slow? Wakey. Wakey. Time to experience another week. Well, summer’s over for me. I’m back at work. New faces. Old faces. Another school year’s upon us. One youngest kid’s starting fifth grade, and next week, my oldest kid’s starting college. Mix the hectic rush in…

RAVE: You Say Finish, I Say DNF.

Lolita, Nabokov’s prized yet controversial story about an aging man’s journey of lust and heartbreak for a young girl, pushed me to the brink. My history with the book started slippery, and like many book dragons, I watched the film first for years before attempting to read the story. I could not help my fascination…

Hue’s Reviews: Virgin

Okay, I admit it…I didn’t do it. Yet. This is normal, right?  I mean, just because everyone I know has talked like they’ve already done it doesn’t mean that they’re telling the truth…right? It’s not like I’m asking for that much. I don’t need the perfect guy. I don’t need candlelight or roses. Honestly, I…

Happy Anniversary, Mr. Scribbles

The mister and I celebrate our thirteenth wedding anniversary today. Through the good and bad, our marriage remains strong and tight. Marriage equals work, no matter what t.v. and film tells you. I met my husband during our college freshman year back in 1994. Yes, I married my college sweetheart. Is that still a thing?…