Title: True Grit Author: Charles Portis Published: 1968 Genre: Fiction – Western Summary: True Grit tells the story of Mattie Ross, who is just fourteen years of age when a coward going by the name of Tom Chaney shoots her father down in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and robs him of his life, his horse, and $150 in… Read More Book Review: True Grit by Charles Portis
Title: Hondo Author: Louis L’Amour Published: 1953 Genre: Western Synopsis: He was etched by the desert’s howling winds, a big, broad-shouldered man who knew the ways of the Apache and the ways of staying alive. She was a woman alone raising a young son on a remote Arizona ranch. And between Hondo Lane and Angie Lowe… Read More Book Review: Hondo by Louis L’Amour
I CAN’T BELIEVE HALF THE YEAR IS GONE WTF!! I think making monthly wrap-ups makes us hyper conscious of time, it’s ticking by and everything you wanted to read this year is suddenly catching up with you. Well, this month was a bit of a personal fail for me, I intended to read so much… Read More May 2017 Wrap Up!
Fandoms… I have so many stories to tell. Comparative I’m a bit old school, I discovered fandom in 2000 and it was quite a life-sucking experience. Since then I have gotten into a few of them but I always end up hating the fandom at the end. So here they are, the kaleidoscope of past… Read More Top 5 Wednesday: Fandoms You Are No Longer In
Title: The Hanging Tree Author: Dorothy M. Johnson Published: 1957 Genre: Novella – Western My Rating: The Hanging Tree by Dorothy M. Johnson is a novella clocking in at 111 pages which I had to read for class. I have to say this because if I did not have to read it, I would not have continued… Read More Book Review: The Hanging Tree by Dorothy M. Johnson
Fifteen Let me tell you about fifteen year old me This is naked me talking Talking shit, maybe talking shit Maybe saying the rawest truth my tongue can say She, that girl, a little plumper than the rest A little shyer than the most A little uncertain but full of hope She, of the twisted… Read More My Poetry: Fifteen by Isabelle Hernandez
Title: Kindred Spirits Author: Rainbow Rowell Published: 2016 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Synopsis: If you broke Elena’s heart, Star Wars would spill out. So when she decides to queue outside her local cinema to see the new movie, she’s expecting a celebration with crowds of people who love Han, Luke and Leia just as much as she… Read More Books Review: Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell