What if books had hidden “Easter eggs” like in the movies?
Sometimes in movies the viewer will find hidden or bonus information that only someone who has seen all of the other related movies would understand. For example, in Disney’s Aladdin, when Jasmine’s father is Continue reading
When I stumbled across a post I made a while back called Top 5 Literary Mash-Ups That Totally Need to Happen I thought…why not? So without further ado, here are five more that should also definitely happen: Continue reading
Time is what you might call capricious. It can crawl at an agonizing pace or it can pass in the blink of an eye. It can steal an hour of your sleep in the spring or graciously bestow it in the fall. If you’re the Mad Hatter and tried to murder it, it can even freeze. And of course memories and hopes allow you to dwell in the past and future, respectively. Continue reading
What happens when a book, song, or piece of art is given a title that has seemingly nothing to do with the work itself? Or when something inside the work just doesn’t seem to align with the rest of it?
Apparently, our brains naturally try to connect the dots. We’ll Continue reading
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who lived with her cousin and aunt. The cousin was handsome and strong, but Continue reading
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