Category Archives: Book to Book Pairings

Happy Birthday Joseph Campbell!

Joseph Campbell–mythologist and writer–would be celebrating his birthday today if he were still alive. His thoughts on mythology though continue to influence all of us, whether we’re watching a movie, reading a book, or diving into the theory that supports … Continue reading

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Rewind: Death of a Salesman and A Raisin in the Sun

Leading up to my year anniversary, I’ll be profiling the most viewed pairings on the blog. Next week, I’ll be profiling MY three favorite pairings.  This post was originally published on November 7, 2012 and is THE most popular pairing … Continue reading

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Rewind: Song of Achilles and The Iliad

Leading up to my year anniversary, I’ll be profiling the most viewed pairings on the blog. Come by on Thursday to see the most popular pairing yet! Next week, I’ll be profiling MY three favorite pairings.  This post was originally … Continue reading

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Friday Wrap-Up: Best of Books Decanted

We are full swing into Books Decanted over on Facebook. Neil Gaiman’s Stardust always makes me feel sparkly and pretty, hence many of the updates over there. Last week, we focused on books to pair with Stardust. I love how … Continue reading

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Have An Overabundance of Time? I Can Fix That!

Pfft, as if there was such a thing. Between starting up my own business, frolicking through social media land, playing with dogs, and managing a house, my time is usually pretty eaten up. (Actually, who am I kidding? Frolicking? Playing … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Atwood and Fairy Tale Heroines

Today’s post comes to you via One Librarian’s Book Review’s “Retell Me a Story” week–a week of bloggers talking about their favorite retellings of classic fairy tales. Head over to her blog to see my review of Kathleen Ragan’s Fearless … Continue reading

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Writing Advice for People Who Actually Want to Be Writers

The faint of heart need not venture any further into this post. What looks like an innocent review of books about writing advice, well, is that at least on one front, but we’ll also be looking at the “so profane … Continue reading

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Fixing a Mistake: The Dog Stars by Peter Heller

Remember when I said not to pair anything with Stephen King’s post-apocalyptic epic The Stand? Don’t listen to me. Let’s pretend that never happened. Instead, let’s talk about The Dog Stars by Peter Heller and how, well, these two books … Continue reading

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