#TBT: Much Ado About Nothing

Throwback Thursday Remembered because . . . It lead me to Shakespeare. So, after publishing last week’s #TBT (here) I realized I broke from format (which I really don’t mind since thisis my blog but I really shouldn’t so …) which simply will not do. Which is why I’m doing it the proper way (and know that I realize […]

#TBT: The World of Shakespeare

So, believe it or not, my first introduction to the world of Shakespeare was not through Romeo & Juliet. No, my first look into Shakespeare was through one of his comedies. My 12 year old self was so fascinated watching Kenneth Branagh’s Much Ado About Nothing (1993). I was so entertained with Beatrice and Benedick’s witty […]

#TBT: Dark Visions by LJ Smith

Genres: paranormal   Throwback Thursdays Remembered because … the plot was pretty darned cool at the time. It was the first book I read dealing with psychic energies and such. Dark Visions is a series written by LJ Smith. If that name sounds familiar, it is probably because she also wrote the first four volumes of The […]

#TBT: Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective

Throwback Thursdays Remembered because … It was one of the first books I ever read and the first book series I ever followed. First published in 1964 by Donald J. Sobol, and discovered by yours truly somewhere in the 80s, this series made me fall in love with mysteries. I had to have been in the […]

#TBT: Johnny Tremain by Ester Forbes

Throw Back Thursdays Because it’s a thing, I decided to jump in on this throw back bandwagon by brining up blasts from the pasts about film and literature so … with ten minutes left before the wifi signal kicks off I bring you … Johnny Tremain First published in 1943, this book was the first […]