Monthly Archives | January 2020

Word Nerd 1.2

Source: Simon Vs the Homo sapiens agenda By Becky Albertalli Page 18 Context: “I felt strangely panicked and self-conscious when I read that part, but there was also this quiet thrum of excitement.” In their words: Thrum to play on a stringed instrument, as a guitar, by plucking the strings, especially in an idle, monotonous, […]

Deep Thinker 1.1

Source: SimonĀ  Vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda By Becky Albertalli Page 10 Quote: ” Oh, she’s theĀ best.Ā I mean, she’s a cheerleader. And she’s so cute and skinny. Doesn’t that just make her so amazing? You have to understand that no one has mastered the art ofĀ Deadpan delivery like Leah.” Context: Simon had taken his dog […]

Word Nerd 1.1

Source:Ā Simon Vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda By Becky Albertalli Page #6 Context: “I probably have about an hour until dinner, which means an hour of trying to spin my school day into a string of hilarious anecdotes.” In their words:Ā anĀ·ecĀ·dote: a usually shortĀ narrative of an interesting, amusing, or biographical incident https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anecdote In my words:Ā A short […]

What I’m Reading

Currently I am reading Dear Evan Hansen. It is basically something to enjoy for the people who are not able to see it on Brodway, and that is exactly why I chose this book. I am obsessed with the musical so when I came across it on amazon I ordered it immediately. So basically this […]

My continuing reading Journey

Since the beginning of the year I have grown so much as a reader. Over the summer, not gonna lie, I definitely slacked off with my reading and didn’t read as much as I wish I would have. A book that has since influenced my reading journey is “We are the Ants.” This book changed […]

What’s the Deal with stories?

People read to connect. Whether that connection is with another reader, the story itself, characters in the story or even the reader all depends on the intents of the reader. Stories are important. They have helped shape society as we know it today.Ā  My dad has always told me, “If you don’t know history you […]

The Best Book I Ever Read

The best book I ever read was We Are The Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson. In this story this teenager who is gay and not accepted by his peers at school. Henry is a 14 year old teenage boy. For the longest time Henry has been abducted by aliens, pretty much ever since he could […]

A Whole New Year

In the next fiveĀ  months I would like to be a stronger writer. I feel like since I started school I have pretty much stayed the same with my writing skills and I would really like to change that. Five months ago I was so excited to start this new school year and now that […]

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