Carl Sagan Gets Me

"One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person...perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another." [...]

Book Review: Girl Logic

I love, love, love reading memoirs. Autobiographies, too, but there's just something special about memoirs, you know? I used to only read them when I needed a break from reading fiction books or after a really bad book hangover (example: Career of Evil) but lately I've been seeking them out more and more. I guess the [...]

A Tribute to Ursula K. Le Guin

Yesterday, we lost a literary icon. Ursula K. Le Guin was one of the greatest pioneers in both science fiction and fantasy and also, undoubtedly, a literary icon. Her work specifically, and the work of Margaret Atwood (who is the only level comparison I can make) inspired me to read more, and to write more. [...]