The Importance of Reading

What is it about reading that is so important? Growing up, I never thought twice about my choice to sit in front of a television and just watch whatever was on. The cartoons and shows were exciting and as an easily impressed youngster the “storylines” they presented captured my fleeting attention and did not make me think too hard. It was a perfect way to be entertained, at least my younger self-thought so...

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The Dragons of Dorcastle

One of the most enjoyable ways I’ve found to relax is to read or listen to books depending on the situation. Unfortunately a while ago I was unable to do as much reading as I’ve wanted to. But that particular hectic time of my life had ebbed so when it passed I threw myself back into the wonderful habit that I want to deepen every day...

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Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians

What is the first thing that pops into you mind when you hear the word librarians? I’m sure it is close to someone who works in an antiquated building full of books. They offer aid to people who are in search of a specific book and are quick to collect the fines when you’re late returning on of their books. But either of those ideas is so very far from evil...

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Gone but never Forgotten

It’s been almost a year and a half since my last post. And it’s been a crazy time for me, a lot has been going on in my life recently. But now that it’s calming down a little I’m back and with my return I’m bringing my first published novel with me, Dead Man’s Hand...

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Elantris

My first exposure to Brandon Sanderson’s writing was his Mistborn trilogy. Which was so well written and such a unique story that I searched out his writing. During this search I came across his first published work, Elantris, and I immediately added it to my library. The book may have sat on my digital bookshelf for a while before I read it, but that was only because I had so much other reading to do...

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