Tag Archives: Game of Thrones

Valentine Special – Worst Fictional Characters – Any Gender

How cool of a Valentine special is this?!  I thought as an antidote to the chocolatey, mushy Valentine stuff, it would be fun to throw in an unsweet, unmushy topic. Let’s hear it for Worst Fictional Characters Ever!  For me, … Continue reading

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Our Obsession With Jon Snow

In 2015, it was reported that A Song of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin, the fantasy novels that began with “A Game of Thrones” in 1995, had sold 60 million copies worldwide.  Then came the HBO series.  “Game of Thrones,” … Continue reading

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A Game of Thrones, a Song of Ice and Fire and Obsession

I’m a true fan of fantasy and consider myself well-read in that genre.  I don’t know how I missed the debut of the A Song of Ice and Fire series.  But there you have it.  I missed it. At some point … Continue reading

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My List Of Favorite Book

What’s your favorite book?  That’s not an uncommon question.  I never know how to respond. Yet if someone asks me “Do you like Game of Thrones?” I will answer “Oh it’s my favorite book!”  But it isn’t actually my favorite … Continue reading

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The Walking Unread

As a teacher and an avid reader, I’m appalled by the number of people who don’t read consistently.  I may set the bar of reading an inordinate amount of books very high, but I’m amazed at the number of people … Continue reading

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Saneteachers’ Weekly Genre Feature – Fantasy

My bias is definitely showing here, but fantasy is tied with almost every other genre for my favorite.  Okay, I like almost everything.  But with fantasy, action, adventure, phantasmagorical creatures, settings beyond our imagination make for a perfect reading experience. With … Continue reading

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Envelope please…..And the Winners Are…………

The moment we’ve been waiting for!  The Get the Party Started Caption Contest winners are…….drumroll please….. 1. “How we all felt the day after watching the red wedding.” CLASSIC  This top winning response is brought to you by John Callaghan of http://getoffmylawnplease.com/ fame. … Continue reading

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Jowls, books and blogging…..

Following up on my I-can’t-believe-that-my-neck-has-fallen post, another horror thing happened.  I have never, nor do I ever plan to, have face lifts, plastic surgery or anything like that.  One, I’m on a blood thinner, so only a moron would get … Continue reading

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Books I can’t wait to read

The other day I shared, at a readers request, books that I’m currently reading.  I thought it was a great idea and decided to add a p.s. with each blog post about a book I’m enjoying.  Of course, being the … Continue reading

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