Speculative Fiction Challenge 2012

As we approach the end of 2011 (and the fall semester!  yay!), I’d just like to take a moment to introduce a challenge that I’ll be participating in over the course of the next year.  The Speculative Fiction Challenge 2012 is hosted by Baffled Books.  I found out about this blog through Risa at BreadcrumbRead more

German Literature and General Housekeeping

For anyone who may be interested, Caroline from Beauty is a Sleeping Cat and Lizzy from Lizzy’s Literary Life are hosting a German Literature Month this November.  The event features two readalongs, numerous giveaways, and weekly discussions. Judging by the amount of time my classes are taking up this semester, I probably won’t get everythingRead more

National Book Festival

This afternoon I attended the National Book Festival, hosted by the Library of Congress.  The festival had many excellent speakers.  While wandering aimlessly, I heard bits and pieces about writing for young adults, the Civil War, and Thomas Jefferson’s affair with Sally Hemmings.  I briefly wandered through the Pavilion of the States, but didn’t stayRead more

Once Upon a Time Challenge V

I’m relatively new to the book blog scene, but was introduced by Caroline from Beauty is a Sleeping Cat to the Once Upon a Time Challenge V.  I haven’t participated in any blogging challenges/events yet, but this looked interesting.  The event runs until June 20, and is features several different quests involving reading and reviewingRead more