Category Archives: Literature

There and Back Again

Five years, three living situations, and two jobs later I have finally submitted the completed thesis for my graduate degree in English with Signum University, concentrating in Imaginative Literature. I have had the opportunity to study the genres and authors I … Continue reading

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Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Obviously I’ll be spoiling the heck out of The Cursed Child in this post, and I’m going to kind of assume that if you’re reading this you’ve already read it (or don’t care). Actually, if you haven’t read it yet, … Continue reading

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It never rains but it pours

I wanted to make a quick announcement about (for me) some very exciting news. I am now officially an author of two — count ’em, two — chapters in published books. The first is volume II of Unlocking Press’ Harry … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Links for September 2015

Today’s post is brought to you by Pope Francis, who currently has stopped traffic and generally all other signs of life here in Philadelphia. I’m taking advantage of the three day weekend to get caught up on some reading and … Continue reading

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Free online class on Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell starting 9/16!

Tonight, the Mythgard Institute‘s free online series — Mythgard Academy — will begin its discussion of Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell led by Dr. Corey Olsen (The Tolkien Professor). I personally invite and encourage you all to attend these … Continue reading

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Review: “The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure” by William Goldman

The Princess Bride by William Goldman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Let me start by echoing Mr. Goldman: “This is still one of my favorite books in all the world, and more than ever I wish I had written … Continue reading

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Review: “Children of God” by Mary Doria Russell

Children of God by Mary Doria Russell My rating: 5 of 5 stars There’s a fandom term for stories like these called hurt/comfort. When other reviewers say that The Sparrow was a more “powerful” or “devastating” book, I think that’s … Continue reading

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