Do you believe that cultural capital shouldn’t exist at all or that it shouldn’t be biased to favour the western canon? If someone is well-versed in say the Indian literature canon, would you want that persons cultural capital to be recognized over someone who doesn’t read at all, or would you prefer that we completely … Continue reading Cultural Capital Favors The Privileged
Title: Queen of Air and Darkness Author: Cassandra Clare Series: The Dark Artifices Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Publication Date: December 4, 2018 Page Count: 912 My Star Rating: 3 Stars Goodreads This was my most highly-anticipated read of this year. I love conclusions, and I couldn't wait to see how Cassandra Clare would set up … Continue reading Book Review| Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare
So if you find yourself grieving the end of a beloved piece of fiction—you’re not alone! It’s a real psychological effect. And it can be a very powerless feeling to know that no matter how close your parasocial bond is with a character, you have no say over what happens to them. — Jennifer Lynn … Continue reading The Toxic Nature of Fandoms Part 1
2019 is quickly approaching, which means that new books are coming! I'm excited for each of these books on my list, and I'm counting down the days until I get my hands on them. It's been a while since I was genuinely excited for new releases. I still remember the hype around Harry Potter and … Continue reading 2019 Most Anticipated Reads
I am going to India for a month, so I won't have access to the internet until I get back home. If you're wondering why I didn't respond to your comment or message, this is why. I'm excited to see my grandmother and spend some time with her. It looks like she won't be coming … Continue reading December Update
If I haven't said this enough, I recently moved from Georgia to California. Georgia has my heart, California has my wallet. I moved for financial reasons. The reason being I had no money, so I went to live with my parents for a little bit until I got my feet on the ground. The move … Continue reading Subtle Differences: A Series of Observations
I will be on vacation for almost a month, which means I now have an excuse to buy books! I am only planning on buying one physical book, and that is Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare. It comes out the day that I leave, but I'm hoping I'll be able to pick … Continue reading Cyber Monday Book Haul
Discussion Time I want to know what you think this book may be about? Let me know in the comments down below! If you're also participating in NaNoWriMo, tell me about your book! Let's be writing buddies.
Here are a few quotes about writing that might help anyone struggling with NaNoWriMo. I love reading these inspirational quotes because they remind me why I write and why I repeatedly do it even if it feels like torture. "Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Most of my … Continue reading Quotes to Inspire My Fellow Wrimos
The popular off-Broadway hit Avenue Q posed the same question in the song “What do you Do with a B.A. in English?”. As a recent graduate with a B.A. in English, I am pleased to announce that I have the answers. Stare at it and hope that it somehow fills you with a sense of accomplishment as … Continue reading What do you Do with a B.A. in English?