Looking for Alaska

The Fault in Our Stars may have been the first book I’ve read by the insanely popular young adult author, John Green, but it was so good, it ensured it wouldn’t be the last.  Looking for Alaska made the journey to Boston with me, and I, for some reason, didn’t think that reading it on […]

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Great Song For A Good Cause

Troye Sivan came to my attention through John Green’s Facebook page. Has a great song, titled “The Fault in Our Stars”, and it’s inspired by Green’s The Fault in Our Stars. If you haven’t read this book, go do it! It is a fantastic book, and the song is pretty amazing too. Here’s the best […]

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Thinking Globally

Like many of us, the situation in Ukraine has been on my mind. As a country Ukraine (and Crimea) has been in the middle of a lot of conflict.  I was searching for a good way to put this current conflict in historical context (without writing more than anyone wants to read), and fortunately for […]

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How Do You Say That?

So I have a problem.  It isn’t a big problem, but it is recurring.  The problem is I read a lot.  How is that a problem, you ask?  Well, let me ‘splain it to you, Lucy?  My vocabulary is rather…extensive, because I read a lot.  Some of the words that I know, don’t get bandied […]

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