Thoughts on The Shining–er, the First Half of It

Well, it’s Saturday and I promised you all an update. As it stands currently, I am only 370 pages into The Shining. There are 660 in my copy. See the problem there? Yeah, me too. It’s not entirely my fault, though. My normal agenda after school is as follows: homework, dinner, an hour of writing, and and hour of reading to close the night. I haven’t been home all that much this week… Continue reading

Review: The Hobbit


There’s this little part of me that always wants to be told a story. I’m not talking about the kind you can read in a book; I’m referring to something such as a bedtime story, where another person is talking to you and continually asking if you remember this and that. You know, like parents and grandparents do. J. R.R. Tolkien filled that void in my heart with The Hobbit.  Continue reading