It's finally June; the first month where it really starts to feel like summer! Now is the perfect time to grab your favorite book, pop on over to the nearest park, take root under a tree, and read while you soak up the sun.
If there's one thing I love more than books it's bookstores. And, if there's one thing I love more than bookstores, it's independent bookstores. Independent bookstores act as a sort of home.
What is this innate fascination we all seem to have with cults? Is it an interest and disbelief that so many people seem to fall into them? Do we find it impossible to imagine ourselves within a world where we, too, are pulled deep into the depths of a cult?
You know that feeling you get in the pit of your stomach as you're nearing the end of a really good book; that growing sense of excitement to see how it all unfolds, that thrill of feeling so deeply invested in a life other than your own, and that impending, dark-cloud feeling of "o
Whether you're an aspiring writer, an avid reader, or none of the above you can't help but admit the power and influence the written word has on us all. Writing can be cathartic, informative, distracting, devastating, connecting, and everything in-between.
The act of banning books, and deciding what people can and cannot read, is one of the oldest acts of censorship in existence; as long as we've had books, we've had people in power trying to prevent us from reading them.
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, a month that celebrates people in the United States with heritage from anywhere in the Asian continent or the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia.
I'm sure you know what I mean when I say that I hate that feeling when I try to think of a good insult and can't come up with one until five minutes later when it doesn't matter anymore. It is in times like these that it would be best to consult the experts.