Showing posts from March, 2011

Diana Wynne Jones, Or How Books Brand My Inwardness Happy

This weekend, i of my favorite authors passed away. Diana Wynne Jones succumbed to her cancer as well as left the literary basis amongst a fleck of a void. On Facebook this morning time I posted:

Rest inwards peace Diana Wynne Jones, your books brand my middle happy as well as I don't intend I volition e'er halt loving them. You volition alive on inwards their stories forever.
It seems similar a fleck of a foreign thing to say, only I was exclusively actually introduced to her writing in conclusion year. I had seen the motion-picture exhibit version of her fantasy novel Howl's Moving Castle over as well as over for a long time, as well as finally got to a greater extent than or less to reading the book. The differences were enormous as well as glaring, only knowing that she approved of the movie, I had to empathize how the changes inwards the motion-picture exhibit enhanced as well as altered the actual story. I constitute that, inwards the end, the changes didn't …

The Saccharide Queen, Or Why One Similar Fiction

A few weeks agone I was inward Barnes & Noble amongst Chris together with trying to role the Groupon I bought ($10 for a $20 gift certificate baby, yeah!), along amongst the balance of a Christmas gift card. I felt the demand to role it all (and hence some, apparently), hence I looked unopen to for books/authors I had never read before. The volume The Sugar Queen jumped out at me since the comprehend was hence interesting together with let's confront it, amongst the sheer amount of crap out at that topographic point today, a comprehend is a pretty big component subdivision for me inward buying novel books.

In reading the dorsum of the book, I felt a chip of kinship amongst the principal character. She's overweight, she likes to eat, together with she hides her eating from the world. I don't necessarily shroud my eating, but I create sneak snacks together with other things when I'm feeling down. Sometimes I'll consume earlier nosotros bring dinner together …


Hello.  My elevate is Megan, too I'm a majority addict.

My woman raise introduced me to books at historic menses two.  The Firehouse Cat was my start book, too I genuinely retrieve reading it.  From at that topographic point it was piece of cake to reckon that I would give-up the ghost an addict.  I carried books alongside me everywhere (still create - I genuinely picked out my newest pocketbook based on how large it was too if it was large plenty to comport a heavy majority on tiptop of everything else inward there), fifty-fifty to the dinner tabular array too out to restaurants.  I would read earlier the start of a movie, or piece waiting for nutrient to arrive.  I would read piece waiting at the doctor's office, or on the schoolhouse bus.  It definitely irritated my trace of piece of work solid unit of measurement but what the hey, I was reading, right?  Couldn't last also destructive!

Well, I select been resisting the addiction for some time, although I can't natio…