Archive for December, 2012

The Words
Encouragement

The Words

The Words “You have to choose between life and fiction. The two are very close but they never actually touch. They are two very, very different things.” The Words is a 2012 film directed and written by Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal. It stars Bradley Cooper, Dennis Quaid, Zoe Saldana, […]

Banned/Challenged Books
Encouragement

Banned/Challenged Books

What is your favorite banned/ challenged book? If I had to choose a favorite from the American Library Association challenged list it would be “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. My second pick is “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee. Runner ups are: “The Catcher in the Rye” […]

“The Raft” by S.A. Bodeen
Book Reviews

“The Raft” by S.A. Bodeen

“The Raft” is a young adult novel by S.A. Bodeen. The protagonist is a fifteen-year-old girl named Robey who is marooned at sea after a plane crash. This book was a very quick but satisfying read. The book opens with Robie asking the guy who’s about to pierce her nose […]

Grand Finale
My Writing

Grand Finale

You seized the fireworks from my sky, baby Stole the blues and the reds and the yellows and the greens Turned off my nightlight when you Coveted my stars Crushed them to dust And I’m left here choking on the smoke You vanished baby, like a grand finale Fading into […]

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