Children’s Books For Adults: Literature Recommendations

There’s something incredible about a children’s book that is well written, heartwarming, intelligent and thoughtful. Re-reading particular children’s books as an adult, you notice nuances and dark elements that you may not have noticed before.

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Lessons From Pennywise: How To Terrify Your Readers

***This article does not feature spoilers for either the book or the film adaption of the Stephen King novel “It“*** Pennywise is one of the most terrifying monsters ever in literature. ‘It’ preys on the town Derry, is insanely creepy and feasts on the flesh of children. To say that Stephen King’s novel isn’t going […]

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The Humanity Of Daenerys Targaryen

Daenerys Stormborn is a character who walks the tightrope between villainy and heroism. But more importantly, she’s a complex, a well fleshed out character who makes compelling choices.

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Merchandise Now Available On TeeSpring!

It’s no secret. I love books. So I have created merchandise from TeeSpring that can be purchased. As I publish this post, I have posted two items for women that celebrate all things literary and creative. More will come! You can shop here, and I hope these shirts bring joy and good tidings! These awesome […]

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I Pledge Allegiance To All Things Problematic

I am a problematic writer, and I am not ashamed. An article from tor.com called “Problematic Classics” addresses the question: How do we receive classical books with a new understanding of racism, sexism and other forms of prejudice? Can we really recommend Narnia books to our children, considering the concerns regarding race and how female […]

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March: What I Read

In March, I managed to read a couple of books. Lucky of me, I enjoyed them all! Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen Not my favourite Austen novel, but certainly interesting enough to remember. The themes of betrayal, friendship and heroism stick with you. I love Austen’s ability to mock the gothic style. It’s witty, clever […]

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The Art of Non-Fiction

I haven’t read a non-fiction book for years, so imagine my shock when I kept seeing posts on Twitter and YouTube, advising readers to read non-fiction. At first, I was defensive. I love fiction, and I hate to see misconceptions spread about it. However, I can’t deny that those who advocate for non-fiction reading have […]

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