LiterEATure 101: Artemis Fowl

Our Second Session of Litereature 101 commences with a brief discussion on Artemis Fowl, by Eoin Colfer.

I’m interested in exploring children’s literature further than my own childhood exposure and much more than my sparse current dabbling suggests.  Sparked by my complete adoration of the Harry Potter Series, I decided my next venture should be in the children’s realm.  I chose this particular novel simply because I had heard of it but knew absolutely nothing about it.  I even thought the main character might be an owl or something (fowl would fool anyone); thus was my lack of exposure to this extremely popular series.  (Also, the author wrote a “sequel” to the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy series in the style of Douglas Adams—have yet to read it, but that earned points in my eyes) Continue reading

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D+ weekend: a rambler

This weekend, my sister in law related to us an article she read about how the majority of our society was severely lacking in vitamin P.  I’ll let you fumble in mystery over what that is for a moment, but I can definitely say I had an overabundance of it this weekend.

If weekends earned grades, I would without a moment’s hesitation give this past one a D. Continue reading