Flights of Fancy | B-B-Bad Romance

Reading YA as a mom has been really eye opening. Books I would have taken for granted before Baby Chick, probably even love, I now see very differently. I’m more aware of the unhealthy messages in fiction than I ever was when it was just myself. I think about this a lot, actually. However, I […]

Flights of Fancy | Relationship Dynamics

Currently I’m reading a book… -obviously, since that’s what we all do in this book blogging world.  Anyway, the girl in this book is really messed up.  She was hurtful and demanding. She forced compromise, but only as long as she wasn’t the one having to give anything.  She made no effort to show affection. […]

Flights of Fancy | Parenting a Reader

As a parent, I frequently think about how I should monitor and censor my daughter’s media intake.  I ask myself, at nearly 14 years old, what should be allowed and what shouldn’t? Growing up my mother never really monitored the books that I was interested in.  Looking back, as an adult, I recognize where some […]

Flights of Fancy | Getting Personal

Life, Currently… This Flights of Fancy is supposed to be about what’s going on in my life, and why I’ve been a little quieter lately.  I’m sure readers probably haven’t noticed, but I can’t stop thinking about it.  The thing is, I’m not really good with talking about personal stuff.  I never have been.  Something about […]

Flights of Fancy – Fancasting Faces

Casting a beloved book, for a movie or just among the fans, is a problematic situation.  We’re all so involved with the characters as we see them in our own heads, and it can get a little dicey when someone points out why we’re wrong. I’m not normally someone who reads a book and starts […]

My Not So Secret Quirks

I’m pretty sure the title of this post gives away the topic, but just for conversation’s sake- I believe that everyone in the world has strange little quirks that may be weird to others yet make perfect sense to ourselves. For example, my husband gets upset when you push down the buttons on his fast […]