Let’s Talk About … is a weekly discussion post I created here at, Just Another Book in the Wall. I’ve currently been reading Magonia, and the protagonist has a pretty unique name – Aza. This made me start to think about the significance of author’s giving their characters highly unusual names. In Magonia there’s an actual story explaining her namesake, but others characters don’t have the same luxury. I think the main character in Red Queen was literally named Mare – and we’re never provided a logical explanation for why her parents decided to name her, horse. So, without further ado, let’s talk about unique character names! Continue reading
Hi everyone! Another week, another discussion. I believe there are three people in this world – those who love book to film adaptations, those who loathe them … and then there’s me! I am somewhere in the middle of this civil war, and have had my fair share of loving and hating these adaptations. Every time I see a trailer for one of them, I feel a rush of excitement, promptly followed by a wave of doubt. “Whoa, wait, that was NOT in the book!?” “That character doesn’t appear until the SECOND book!!” “Annabeth’s hair was BLONDE!!”, etc. So, without further ado, let’s talk about book to movie adaptations!
Hi all! Every week I will attempt to write a bookish discussion post in this segment called, Let’s Talk About … I love rambling about who knows what, so I figured this is a great way to connect with and meet other bookworms! With the start of the new year, plenty of people make New Year’s resolutions and goals. In the blogging community I feel like this is quite popular. I for one, have never taken resolutions all too seriously. Yes, I have made a number of resolutions with the hope of accomplishing them, but typically lose interest in pursuing them not long after. So, without further ado, Let’s talk about reading goals!