In a recentpost, I discussed what I thought was a translation error in Harry Potter y el prisionero de Azkaban. I sent it to two of my friends and one of my former professors to see what they thought. You learn something new everyday, right? It turns out that “Pascuas” actually means “Christmas” in Spain. One of my friends sent me […]
Lately, I’ve been seeing commercials for Barnes & Noble here and there. It’s kind of weird, because I’ve never seen a commercial for a book store in my living memory. At first, I though it was cool; my favorite store does commercials now. But then I thought about it. Why would they be making commercials […]
Recently, BuzzFeed News ran an article about why the Divergent movie franchise was a flop. This is a refutation of that article. Their Argument BuzzFeed is basically arguing that Divergent didn’t work as a movie because the plot was too confusing: One possible reason for its collapse is the weakness of the source material. The structure […]
Last night, in the doctor’s office of all places, my mother and I had another conversation about fictional characters.
I’ve gotten two different pieces of advice on blogging, and I’m not sure which to take.
I never knew two words could – or would, for that matter – mean so much.
One of the things I look for in a good story is whether I can connect to the characters or not.
Growing up, books were my toys. And they still are. I don’t know what my life would be without reading. And it all started with the Junie B. Jones series by Barbra Parks.
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