Is There A Proper Way To Read?

I have been bad at updating regularly. I started teaching a class that I had to develop, so that took up a lot of time. However, things seem to be getting a little more “normal” now, so I hope to update more. A random thought did occur to me, and I thought I’d get some…
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A Soldier’s Secret–Book Review

Marissa Moss published a young adult novel last fall, and it lands in the genre of historical fiction. The title is A Soldier’s Secret: The Incredible True Story of Sarah Edmonds, A Civil War Hero. The book, obviously, is about the Civil War era, and particularly Sarah Edmonds, who pretended to be a man and…
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Quote Quiz 9.14.13

1. “It’s a fez. I wear a fez now. Fezzes are cool.” 2. “The last time I underestimated a puppy, I wound up in the pokey!” 3. “No, crazy is walking down the street with half a cantaloupe on your head, muttering ‘I’m a hamster, I’m a hamster.’” 4. “Of course I’m not crying, I’m…
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The Cruel Sea–Book Review

The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat was published in 1951 and is called “The classic novel of the North Atlantic in World War II.” Monsarrat served in the Royal Navy during WWII, so I’m sure a lot of the book is based on his experiences. The Cruel Sea is about the British Navy in WWII…
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Quote Quiz 8.23.13 – ANSWERS

I know it’s been a while since I last updated, but I did not fall off the face of the planet! It has been a busy summer, though, and I have failed to update as much as I should have. But here is a new quote quiz! 1. “Y’know what the Talmud says? When someone’s comin’…
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