New Year’s Resolutions in April

I feel like I’m still waking up. I shake my head to rid my brain of the musty cobwebs, but they remain and I look at the world through half-open eyes. This is an unwelcomed feeling, but I guess that it’s part of the grieving process. I do feel like I’m starting to wake up though. It’s slow, but I believe that it will happen. Everything that has happened lately has made me reevaluate some things, and I’ve drafted up a few new goals.

Drum Roll Please: Best Opening Lines of All Time

This week, we have a guest post from TheBookBlogger2014 (a.k.a. Matt). He is the very first guest blogger on this blog, and he does a terrific job of reviewing books that are both “classics” and modern texts over at his blog, The Book Blogger. Without further ado, I present to you, TheBookBlogger2014’s take on the best first lines.

Books That I Wish I Could Read for the First Time Again

We all have that book that captured us instantly. When we first read it, we would be so engrossed in the story that we wouldn’t even remember turning the pages. However, sometimes these books lose their initial allure and the magic that overcame us upon the first reading. Here are some of the books that I wish I could recapture the experience of reading them for the first time.

Pucker Up: Writing a Kissing Scene

I’m working on a kissing scene for my young adult novel, and I did a little research on the matter. Apparently, there's quite a bit more to a young adult kissing scene than I had originally thought. Here’s a list of some interesting findings.

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