Tag: Books

  • Girl on Fire: Writing might be in the stars

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, June 18, 2015] One of my favorite things to do with my coworkers is talk about books and movies. We have such varying degrees of respect for different genres that sometimes it makes for interesting conversation hearing what two opposite-thinkers think about one bit of entertainment. Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin

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  • Girl on Fire: Young is a subtle inspiration

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, June 4, 2015] Part of the job of a news reporter is to be unbiased: we tell the whole story, both sides, without including any personal thoughts into our stories because it’s up to our readers to form their own opinions. However, sometimes you find that one thing […]

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  • Book Review: World War Z by Max Brooks

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: World War Z Author: Max Brooks Published: 2006 Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Pages: 342 From: Walmart Rating: 8/10 When I first picked up Max Brooks’ novel World War Z from Walmart, I immediately thought of sitting in a dark movie theater, watching Brad Pitt run from a flood of zombies with his family. I […]

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  • Girl on Fire: How literature opens doors to opportunity

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, December 19, 2013] For the past few weeks, I’ve been spending a lot of my time playing video games. But, recently, I decided to finish a few books I’d started more than a year ago. I’m glad I did, because I realized just how much I missed reading […]

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