Tag: So Long and Thanks for all the Fish

Some of my favorite, really long stories in book titles

Some of my favorite, really long stories in book titles

In my college writing classes, there were a lot of length-related challenges to push us outside our comfort zones.  We’d be challenged to write ten page stories, and one sentence story.  I am extraordinarily bad at writing my own stories in one sentence, but I love reading them. So I was thinking about this week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt looking for fun or unique book titles, and the ones that immediately jumped out to me were the long ones.  The book titles that are stories in themselves are my favorite ones to discover.  They make me imagine stories that are often […]

Posted October 24, 2017 in Memes // 8 Comments //
5 Minor Characters that Steal the Show – #Top5Tuesday

5 Minor Characters that Steal the Show – #Top5Tuesday

While a lot of love in the bookish community goes to MCs and mortal enemies, the minor characters don’t get enough love. These are some of my favorite characters.  They make the books shine, and honestly?  Some of them FLAT OUT steal the show.  These underappreciated, underloved, small character are what this week’s Top 5 Tuesday is all about!  Shanah @ The Bionic Bookworm hosts this super fun weekly feature.  This week, she encouraged everyone to pick ten characters, but I’m going to stick with five, because I’m a REBEL. There are much spoilers here, guys. I’m serious.  If you see a […]

Posted August 29, 2017 in Memes // 9 Comments //
The Hitchhiker’s Trilogy by Douglas Adams

The Hitchhiker’s Trilogy by Douglas Adams

The most important thing to know about the Hitchhiker’s Trilogy (other than to know where your towel is), is to read one book at a time. When I was in high school, I had the good fortune to be gifted what I call my “Hitchhiker’s Bible,” a large book with paper-thin pages that contains all the first five books in one convenient edition. It seemed like a dream come true… the first time I read it. Now, after the third time, I have to admit that not all the books are masterpieces. In fact, I am not at all fond […]

Posted December 7, 2011 in Reviews // 0 Comments //