Shinjū

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to participate in the Dewey's 24 Hour Reverse Readathon. I had a tremendous amount of fun spending the day reading, and had a chance to read several fantastic books that have been sitting on my TBR shelves for quite some time. The first book I read during the…

The Marriage Clock

Dating and marriage are significant facets of the human experience, and people around the world have different approaches when it comes to the process of finding a spouse. Some people have chosen to embrace online dating as a method of meeting potential mates, while others prefer to meet someone through a shared hobby or interest,…

Unmentionable and Ungovernable

There's something special about non-fiction, especially when it is written in a way that really engages the reader. As many of you already know, I really enjoy non-fiction, particularly books relating to history and anthropology. I am fascinated by the past, and love reading about how people lived a long time ago. I recently came…

Movie vs. Book vs. Comic Books – Labyrinth

Do you have specific movies that you like to watch when you are ill, or during times when you are sad or stressed out? I certainly do! While I tend to spend more time reading and writing than watching movies or television, there have been many times over the past several months when I've found…

Book vs. Movie – Austenland

Have you ever dreamed about having the opportunity to step into the world of one of Jane Austen's stories? Maybe you've imagined dressing up in Regency Era clothing, attending a ball, and falling passionately in love with your very own Mr. Darcy (or Colonel Brandon, Mr. Bingley, Captain Wentworth, Mr. Knightly...or another of Austen's fictional…

Chi’s Sweet Home

Good afternoon, everyone! This review is coming out a little later in the day than I had originally planned, as my Internet access seems to be intermittent today. I've lost my connection several times since I began writing this morning and, to be honest, I wasn't sure if I would have the opportunity to publish…

The Way of the Househusband

Good afternoon, everyone! I hope that you are having a fantastic week so far. I thought it would be fun to spend a little time focusing on manga this week. I've chosen a couple of series that I will be reviewing throughout the week, the first of which is The Way of the Househusband, by…