POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Eight

In last week's POPSUGAR Reading Challenge update, I mentioned that I was anticipating a very busy week. Those words turned out to be even more accurate than I could have predicted. Last Saturday evening, my grandmother was admitted to the hospital after a fall caused a burst fracture in one of her vertebrae. She underwent…

Happy Venom-tine's Day!

Happy Venom-tine's Day everyone! Today has been a wonderful celebration of my favorite Marvel Comics symbiote. My celebration officially began early this morning with a cup of hot chocolate and a fantastic Venom story. Venom: Lethal Protector, by James R. Tuck, is a novelization of a comic book story originally released in six parts (created…

The Irony of Fahrenheit 451

"It was a pleasure to burn."Fahrenheit 451 (Bradbury 1) Fahrenheit 451 is the story of a fireman by the name of Guy Montag, whose job is to burn materials that have been deemed dangerous to society...namely books. He's good at his job and, given the first line of the novel (which is quoted above), seems…