Literacy Lunacy: Cassandra Clare’s City of Bones

I'm not going to lie, I'm going to talk about the film/television adaptations just as much as I will about this book. As a lot of books are (sadly), City of Bones was picked up because of the impending movie release. There was plenty of time to read it and I have to say I…

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Open Your Eyes, Open Your Mind

Learning is extremely important. It can also be extremely painful. It's possible why so much of society is reluctant to do so. They're afraid of the pain. They're terrified of the truths it will reveal. I believe it is why science is ignored and also why science is stuck in the ways it is. Learning…

When You Least Expect It

Every day, we meet new people. Seriously, every time you step foot outside your home, you come across a person you've never met before. We're all effected and affected by these other people. They make us kinder or meaner, but hopefully not the latter as much. They open our minds to a broader perspective and…

The Only Constant is Change

Normally, I do my best to keep the ongoings of my personal life private, but this particular situation has taken permanent residence in my thoughts and I feel the need to get it out. I suppose the biggest reason is because the person involved is someone I had come to peace with the fact we…

A Different Point of View

Reading is my guilty pleasure. Every book I read, I take in a new perspective of the world and the unique individuals in it. I've absorbed my fair share of novels and each author has impacted my views in their own way. The ones that most affect me tend to be memoirs based on true…