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 […]

Free Little Libraries

If you are anything like me, you get a huge rush of excitement when there’s a push in the world of reading.  I was overjoyed when the kiddies discovered Harry Potter; when they were lining up at midnight to  buy the new release.  I actually think that Harry Potter was the start of this new […]

Opinions are like ***holes…

Before I start this blog post I want to clarify that, as a reviewer, I would NEVER tell anyone how they should write a book review.  I don’t believe it’s fair of authors to try and influence a review, nor do I think it’s right for reviewers to argue with each other about how they […]