I’m going to do better with keeping this thing updated. I promise. Even if the blog posts are short and simple (like this one!) So in 2013, I read 31 books. A few of them were some of the best books I’ve ever read (ever), and others were some of the worst books I’ve ever […]

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I have read several books since returning home from my mission–particularly books that were released during my time in the mission field.  One of those books was suggested by a good friend of mine and since reading it, it has become one of my favorite books.  It’s certainly the best book I’ve read since my […]

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Ok, before getting to the actual review, I just gotta say that I was NOT pleased with Barnes and Noble. I’m a huge fan of B&N, but I was really disappointed when I ordered my copy of Mockingjay from them. Aside from it not arriving the day of its release, the way they packaged it […]

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First up on my agenda is a really quick update on the site.  If you check out the Portfolio page, you might notice that my short story, Fairy Hunting, is no longer available to read.  The reason is because (from what I can tell) it’s being considered for publication in a contest.  I don’t have […]

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Mockingjay – Hunger Games 3 Cover & Theories

Last night as I was memorizing lines for Hamlet, Scholastic announced the title and cover of the third and final book in the Hunger Game Trilogy by Suzanne Collins.  Feast your eyes on the cover of MOCKINGJAY. Anyone who has actually read the books will, of course, note the significance of the title.  Still, I […]

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Gnomes: No. Mages: No. Bran Hambric: YES!

We’re beginning to see more and more young authors in the publishing business, whether in the self-publishing or mainstream publishing industries. Who comes to mind when you think of a young author? Christopher Paolini? Nancy Yi Fan? Cayla Kluver has been making headlines herself lately. Kaleb Nation should be making headlines himself soon, as he […]

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Talk About Crazy!

This week has been crazy! I’m not really sure where to begin…. maybe the bad stuff? The homework I’ve had in the last week has been ridiculous. There were a few nights where I had two or three assignments from the same teacher at one time (all three due the next day). Some of these […]

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