Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone is the first of three books in the Grisha Series by Leigh Bardugo. Set in a fictional world heavily influenced by Russian culture (Leigh Bardugo dubbed her genre "Tsarpunk", squee!), the story follows Alina, an orphan and mapmaker for the First Army, who is discovered to be a Sun Summoner: a rare … Continue reading Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

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NaNoPrep 2017

Sunday is October 1st, and you (might) know what that means! It's officially NaNoPrep season! NaNoPrep is the time period leading up to NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, which takes place every November. The goal of NaNoWriMo is to write 50,000 words over the course of the month! NaNoPrep is the time to prepare … Continue reading NaNoPrep 2017

International Literacy Day 2017

Wow, I've really been neglecting my blog! Sorry about that. Next Friday (September 8th) is UNESCO's International Literacy Day! This year, International Literacy Day will be celebrated across the world under the theme of ‘Literacy in a digital world’.  From the UNESCO website: At record speed, digital technologies are fundamentally changing the way people live, … Continue reading International Literacy Day 2017