Google Translates Book Quotes

The other day I did the Google Translates My Favorite Books meme. It was a lot of fun, so I thought I’d do it again— with a twist. This time I’ll be taking some book quotes and putting them through several layers of Google Translate and then back into English. For each book, I’ll provide …

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Top 5 Wednesday: Side Characters That Deserve Their Own Series

Well, it’s officially the last week of free choice Top 5 Wednesday. As much as I loved picking my own topics, I’m excited to see what new topics the moderators will come up with for next month. But before we get to that, we have to do this week’s post. Today I chose my top …

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The Words That Built the Story: A Study of Laini Taylor’s Writing Style

When asked to list popular YA authors, Laini Taylor often doesn’t make people’s lists. This by no means indicates that she’s not as good. On the contrary, her writing is downright ethereal. It’s just not as readily accessible. Where most YA is written in a fairly straightforward manner, Laini’s prose is poetic and lyrical. In …

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Top 5 Wednesday: Characters on the Naughty List

Hosted by the Top 5 Wednesday Goodreads Group   Well, Hanukkah began yesterday and we’ve officially begun the twelve days of Christmas. But today isn’t for celebrating; today is for ranting. Today’s Top 5 Wednesday topic is your top five characters on the naughty list. This can be anyone, from villains to characters you just …

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