Creative Book Photography (Plus Four Quick Book Recommendations)

Why recommend books the normal way when you can recommend them with pictures? (Confession: I really just wanted to share these pictures I took.  But I also love each of these stories!)

Batman Tally
My Batman mask fits her face scarily well… In any case, I can’t help but feel that a Batman version of Tally Youngblood would be phenomenal.  Dystopia + Batman = YES.

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Songs For Every Book

If Hermione Granger Listened to Alternative Rock

Now that it’s back-to-school season, it’s time to talk about everyone’s favorite nerdy witch: Hermione Granger.  

I can just picture a modern-day, edgy version of Hermione blasting this song in her headphones while frantically staying up till 2am to finish that awful potions homework.

So there’s your back-to-school motivation for the week! 😉 Continue reading “If Hermione Granger Listened to Alternative Rock”


Top 5 Electric Guitar Versions of Songs That Need to Happen

The face you get when you give a classical pianist an electric guitar

I’ve discovered that playing Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” on the heavy metal setting of my electric guitar is not only awesome, but super cathartic.  As a result, I’ve been thinking about other songs I could crank Continue reading “Top 5 Electric Guitar Versions of Songs That Need to Happen”


Heroes Don’t Die. But What If They Did?


I would say that this post has spoilers for The Martian, but my whole point is that the book’s ending ISN’T a spoiler…

What is it about stories that make us so sure of a happy ending?

Not every book ends happily, of course, but as I read The Martian I knew that Andy Weir wasn’t Continue reading “Heroes Don’t Die. But What If They Did?”